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
For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY
If you’re in Australia, you can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2mge4KH
Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE
Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2
You can also like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au
Or follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au
Or even on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews