‘No one to call out to’: Sydney disability group home resident allegedly punched and kicked

The disability royal commission is examining allegations of violence and verbal abuse at a home operated by Sunnyfield

The mother of a 24-year-old man with severe intellectual disability has told an inquiry a support worker allegedly punched and kicked her son and once pulled his chair from under him so he would fall down.

The disability royal commission is this week examining allegations of violence, verbal abuse and racism at a group home in western Sydney operated by Sunnyfield Disability Services.

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