Audits of nursing homes for persons with disabilities show that abuse and abuse of persons with disabilities is widespread and not limited to individual facilities, Frettablaðið reports.
The report states that there is strong evidence that facilities that appear to support the treatment of adults with intellectual and mental disabilities are abusing residents within the facility.
The Working Group proposes to Althing to establish an investigative commission to continue investigating abuse.
“We want this study to focus on the individual and his experience, which is not tied to any particular entity,” said Þórdís Ingadóttir, a lawyer, professor, and chair of the working group. increase. “We can be very strongly involved in this, both as part of the committee for persons with disabilities and as there are targeted measures to help people access the committee. I think it’s really important. “