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Rise in Abuse of Disabled, Elderly and Mentally Ill

Julia Medew, Health Editor The Age, 18 Sep 2014Elderly Woman with Head in HandsHundreds of elderly, disabled and mentally ill Victorians are believed to have been physically and sexually assaulted and neglected in the last year, and in one case, whistleblowers were punished by the government for raising their concerns too late.

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