Protecting the rights of detained people
Chief Ombudsman | September 12, 2018
The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier's presentation to the New Zealand Aged Care Association's annual conference outlined the role of the Ombudsman in protecting the rights of detained people. He provided an overview of what is currently involved in examining and monitoring the treatment of people detained in health and disability places of detention, such as within hospitals, secure care, or aged care facilities. He also refered to the work being done to prepare for examining and monitoring the conditions and treatment of people detained in privately run aged care facilities, as mandated on 6 June 2018.
View the Chief Ombudsman's presentation here.
Find out more about the work we do to protect the rights of detained people here.
Read more about our mandate that was extended on 6 June 2018, and our accompanying fact sheet on privately run aged care facilities, here.
Find out more about the NZACA's 2018 conference on its website.Back to top ↑ Back to top ↑