Disability royal commissioner appalled by Ann Marie’s death

Davida Erdahl

Ronald Sackville AO QC stated the distressing details of the case went to the core of important policy concerns below thought of the royal fee.

“People with incapacity have the correct to reside independently in the local community and in the security of their home,” Mr Sackville stated.

Ms Smith died past month aged fifty four from significant septic shock, multi-organ failure, significant stress sores and malnutrition.

Police declared her dying a important crime and launched a manslaughter investigation, immediately after she was found in what they explained as “disgusting and degrading circumstances”.

Mr Sackville stated he was open to the royal fee keeping an inquiry into the situations of her dying, after the police investigation or prosecution, was comprehensive.

The royal fee is investigating what must be finished to improve accountability, like through safeguarding mechanisms, acceptable monitoring and oversight tactics.

“These investigations will expose a lot of of the … Read More