Police say the Sydney man will face a court charged with murder after the “severely thin” body of the woman he was caring for was found by a paramedic.
Police said police said the only female caregiver was charged with murder after the depleted body was found in southwestern Sydney.
Rescuers went to the Green Acres Home on Friday morning to respond to a medical episode.
They warned police after finding what authorities described as “the body of a severely weakened 60-year-old woman.”
A police officer arrived, arrested an 82-year-old man who was the only female caregiver, took him to the Bankstown police station, where he was charged with murder.
The Greenacre man was detained and was scheduled to face the Parramatta bail court on Saturday.
According to statistics from the Institute of Criminology of Australia, Australia has the highest number of murders in the 15 years from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, with 278 victims and 314 criminals. It was a person.
According to the report, about 39.2 people over the age of 60 suffer from neglect, psychological abuse, or physical abuse at an Australian long-term care facility. Experimental estimation According to the office of the Royal Commission on the quality and safety of elderly care.
The most common form of abuse is neglect, which is experienced by 30.8% of people, followed by 22.6% of psychological abuse and 5% of physical abuse.
Around the world 1 in 6 According to the World Health Organization, people over the age of 60 have experienced some form of abuse in their communities over the past year. Prices have risen during the pandemic.
By Finbar O’Mallon