Monday, October 29, 2012

Minister Shocked by Sexual Abuse Committed by Caretakers

Edith Schippers, Minister of Public Health is shocked by the large number of sexual abuse committed by caretakers. She wrote this in a letter to Parliament as her response to the Inspectorate for health care. This head provided data that in the past five years, more than 400 patients have been sexually abused by caretakers, or were confronted with sexual remarks. This concerns visitors of general practitioners, psychiatric patients and retarded people.

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