AND ANOTHER THING . . .

Lainie Anderson | Sunday Mail IF Premier Jay Weatherill isn't this weekend mulling over a life after politics, he's kidding himself. In the wake of the Oakden ICAC report, it seems utterly implausible that Labor will seize enough seats to...

Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (Serious or Systemic Misconduct or Maladministration) Amendment Bill

The Hon. K.L. VINCENT: The Dignity Party also supports the bill. Given that at the very heart of the issues at Oakden that have been recently uncovered is a culture of secrecy and cover-up and people not necessarily coming forward when...

Moving residents from Oakden to Northgate / Opening of new arena for Riding for Disabled SA

Andrew Reimer: Kelly Vincent a couple of days ago you released a press release regarding Northgate and fairly scathing attack on the Government too, you’re not really happy with the way it’s all been handled. Kelly Vincent: This is obviously...

Northgate is not the answer to Government’s Oakden failure

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent is demanding the Weatherill Government fund a 21st century purpose-built facility in the upcoming State Budget to replace the failed Oakden facility. “In the Oakden Report, Chief Psychiatrist Dr Aaron Groves made a range of...

Federal Budget / Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Service / Medical cannabis

Kelly Vincent interviewed by Andrew Reimer on 5AA Andrew Reimer: When it comes to those drive-ins, I wonder how many people are here on this Earth as a direct result of their biological parents going to the drive-in, I wonder...

Oakden: Minister yields to Dignity Party demands

Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent Dignity Party MLC Kelly Vincent says this afternoon’s announcement in Parliament by the Minister for Mental Health confirms the Minister must listen to MPs connected with their constituents and community. “Today’s announcement by the Minister...

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...

Coroner keen to examine claims

CORONER Mark Johns is willing to reopen old death cases at the Oakden aged care facility if families present fresh evidence - and the State Government stumps up the necessary cash. Principal community visitor Maurice Corcoran has raised new fears...

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...