Disabled missing out on health checks

Elisa Black | Adelaide Advertiser SOUTH Australian women with disabilities are missing out on lifesaving health checks like Pap smears and mammograms, says Dignity Party MP Kelly Vincent. She says it is because clinics are not set up to properly...

Doctors are concerned about facilities at nRAH but there’s no Changing Place in this $2.3 billion building

WHEN it comes to creating new publicly funded buildings and spaces in our city, failure to design in an inclusive way so everyone can enjoy them goes beyond an oversight, it's social exclusion. And in Adelaide, two key spaces in...

No ‘place’ for disabled in new RAH

Adelaide Advertiser - Brad Crouch THE $2.3 billion new Royal Adelaide Hospital was built without a "Changing Place"- a toilet for disabled adults, with room for a carer, table and electronic hoist. Writing in The Advertiser today, Dignity Party president Rick...

Kelly Vincent – 5AA Interview on wheelchair sports event held at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre / Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Facility

Transcript from 5AA Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent MLC for the State Dignity Party, good evening, have you had a good weekend? Kelly Vincent: I have, yesterday I was at the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre where they were having a bit of...

Tears and Fears of Oakden Families

The brother of an acute dementia patient at a South Australian nursing home to be closed by the government fears his sister has been overmedicated to control her behaviour while his repeated complaints about her condition took months for staff...

SA Health needs to improve its process of carrying out background checks

South Australia’s Dignity Party says SA Health needs to improve its process of carrying out background checks on employees following revelations about the Oakden nursing home in Adelaide’s north east. The Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Service is being shut...

Report into the Oakden aged care facility

5AA interview: with Hon. Kelly Vincent MLC and Hon. Stephen Wade MLC Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent, your reaction to what you’ve been hearing and whether or not you believe that Minister Vlahos should resign. From what I understand she’s been left holding...

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Kelly Vincent – ABC Radio Adelaide Interview on the report into the Oakden mental health facility

ABC RADIO ADELAIDE Peter Goers: Kelly Vincent - what do you make of all this? Kelly Vincent: I suppose if anything what this very sad case shows us is that often when we think about institutions and institutionalised care we think of...

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