Mar 07, 2018

Elder abuse and aged care

Abuse and neglect in aged care and the relationship to quality – Ian Yates, AM CEO COTA Australia Interviews Dr Julie MacKenzie, Senior Legal Officer, Australian Law Reform Commission about her enquiry into elder abuse in Australian Aged Care. #agedcarequality18

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