Garrawarra Centre report details assault, force used on patients

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By Lisa Wachsmuth
Updated July 10 2017 - 9:59pm, first published 8:15am
Shock assessment: A report released this week reveals that the Garrawarra Centre failed to meet seven national accreditation standards in areas including behavioural management and regulatory compliance. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Dementia patients at Garrawarra Centre are not safe, are frequently subjected to assaults by other patients and have excessive force used against them.

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Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email lwachsmuth@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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