Commission raises concerns for elderly New Zealanders in secure dementia units and psychogeriatric facilities

Commission raises concerns for elderly New Zealanders in secure dementia units and psychogeriatric facilities

August 21, 2018

The Human Rights Commission has raised concerns this week with a new report questioning the legal and human rights safeguards for an estimated 5000 elderly New Zealanders in secure dementia units and psychogeriatric facilities. The Commission’s chief legal adviser Janet Anderson-Bidois spoke about these issues on Newshub.