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Disability News Japan Podcast: Alleged Kagoshima Care Home Abuse (Update)

According to the corporation’s investigation, in the lock-in incident, a staff member took one of the residents to his room, locked the door and prevented him from leaving for approximately four hours. The staff member is said to have explained that he was trying to protect other users because they had become violent inside the facility,

By Barrier Free Japan

January 11 2023

According to the corporation’s investigation, in the lock-in incident, a staff member took one of the residents to his room, locked the door and prevented him from leaving for approximately four hours. The staff member is said to have explained that he was trying to protect other users because they had become violent inside the facility, but he was not given lunch during that time, and the corporation says, “It was an inappropriate response. The corporation states that “there was a lack of education for the staff.”

Episode Notes: https://barrierfreejapan.com/2023/01/10/kagoshima-care-home-corporation-confined-intellectually-disabled-people-for-four-hours/

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