Sydney disability home’s board also accountable for alleged abuse of residents, royal commission told

Sunnyfield Disability Services accused of taking ‘defensive stance’ towards complaints and having insufficient staff monitoring systems

A National Disability Insurance Scheme group home provider’s top executives should be considered responsible for the alleged abuse of residents by two support workers, the disability royal commission has heard.

The New South Wales ombudsman has also been criticised for failing to tell the provider, Sunnyfield Disability Services, that one of the accused support workers had already faced a number of other allegations and previously been fired for misconduct.

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