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Stewart Johnston
Stewart Johnston Jan 17, 2019

OAKDEN – My Mum’s Story, And What The Royal Commission Means To Us

In the year 2008, my mother was suffering from numerous health problems and her life was lived in constant and excruciating pain. A decade’s worth of chronic rheumatoid arthritis had confined her to a frame and wheelchair, and she spent many years battling the effects fibromyalgia, Paget’s-Disease and also breast cancer. Pain management was an issue that we had dealt with for many years but unfortunately, as the years went by, medication was helping less and the pain was getting...
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Stewart Johnston

Stewart Johnston

Stewart's mother Helen experienced abuse at the notorious Oakden nursing home in Sth Australia. Stewart previously cared for both his mother and father and is now an advocate for the elderly and change within the aged care sector.

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