'Incredibly humiliated, degraded': Disability advocate claims she was abused in hospital | ABC News

'Incredibly humiliated, degraded': Disability advocate claims she was abused in hospital | ABC News
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There are calls for major changes to the way the NSW’s mental health system treats people with disabilities.

Police are investigating allegations a Central Coast woman was physically abused by staff at a Sydney hospital.

Disability advocates say there are no protections for people with physical disabilities under the mental health act, which can lead to mistreatment and even human rights violations.

Image: ABC Central Coast/Colin Kerr

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-12-06/disability-advocate-humiliated-degraded-bruised-sydney-hospital/11769868

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