Mother says Life Without Barriers ignored complaints about her daughter's health and safety in a group home

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
December 10 2021 - 1:00am
Life Without Barriers head office in King Street, Newcastle.

A FAMILY'S repeated requests for their daughter, a woman living with disability in a Life Without Barriers' group home, to not be left with male carers were ignored, despite allegations a support worker had sexually assaulted her, her mother says.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

Journalist

A Walkley-award winning journalist with 20 years experience, Gabriel writes for the Newcastle Herald across a range of areas and issues including social justice & community welfare, crime/court reporting, health, human interest.

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