NDIS provider accused of compromising safety of people with disability in quest for growth- ABC News

NDIS provider accused of compromising safety of people with disability in quest for growth 7.30 / By Pat McGrath and John Stewart, ABC Investigations   The National Disability Insurance Scheme has been a cash splash for big players in the sector, and few have benefited quite like the Australian Foundation for Disability – otherwise known as Afford. Key…

Preventable hospitalisation rates 4.5 times higher for people with intellectual disabilities – ABC News

Preventable hospitalisation rates 4.5 times higher for people with intellectual disabilities, research reveals By Eliza Hull In March, Sydney man Jack Kelly had a high temperature and was taken to hospital. Key points: Research examined the hospital admissions of 92,000 people with intellectual disabilities It found a significantly higher rate of preventable hospitalisations, compared to the general population…

New LGBTQ+ Group starting soon at WWILD

New LGBTQ+ Group starting soon at WWILD When: Wednesday 14th July 1:00pm Where: WWILD Group Room – 211 Hudson Road, Wooloowin What: WWILD is setting up a new group for people with intellectual disabilities who are part of the LGBTQ+ community or are questioning. Afternoon tea is provided. This group is free to attend. Contact people: for more information…