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Victoria: elder abuse, euthanasia and the burden of proof

13 February 2017

2:06 PM

13 February 2017

2:06 PM

Anyone who cannot see that coercion and abuse of the elderly and infirmed confirms that assisted suicide and euthanasia can never be made safe from abuse really isn’t paying attention.

The Melbourne Herald Sun newspaper reports on new information about elder abuse in Victorian nursing homes:

According to new police statistics, in nursing homes last year there were more than 100 assaults almost 70 sexual assaults and 180 thefts reported.

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