Preventing and Responding to the Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
Policy Statement: Continuity care is committed to preventing and responding to the abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability.
Continuity Care will:
• Ensure that the health, safety and wellbeing of clients in all provided disability services is the paramount consideration in service provision and that clients are provided with maximum protection from abuse, neglect and exploitation.
• Promote a culture which adheres to principles of prevention of abuse, neglect and exploitation
• Use strategies to prevent the abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability include the reduction of isolation, and the enhancement of social connections.
• Establish systems to prevent the occurrence or recurrence of abuse, neglect and exploitation within the service delivery context.