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Australia Elderly woman bashed at retirement village had just moved in

03:43  20 november  2019
03:43  20 november  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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Police have described an attack on an elderly Sydney woman in her bedroom at a retirement village as an 'appalling and cowardly act'. The 84-year-old came face to face with a stranger when she returned to her room at the facility in North Turramurra soon after noon on Saturday.

An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she was attacked in the bedroom of her retirement village home in Sydney' s northern Police and paramedics attended and the woman was taken to Sydney Adventist Hospital by ambulance with multiple serious injuries and lacerations to her

An elderly woman brutally bashed in her retirement village on Sydney's north-shore is a fiercely independent great-grandmother who had just returned from a family trip to Europe.

Patricia, 84, moved into an apartment at the village on Bobbin Head Road in North Turramurra just six weeks before she was attacked about midday on Saturday.

She had arrived home to the unknown man in her bedroom and was bashed before he ran from the scene. The great-grandmother was rushed to Sydney Adventist Hospital where she remains in a serious condition.

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Police have released horrific pictures of an 84-year-old woman , days after she was brutally bashed in Police investigating the brutal assault of an elderly woman inside her retirement village have Police allege Patricia had returned to her unit just before 12.30pm on Saturday when she found a

She had been prescribed warfarin, a medication that prevents blood clots, after suffering a stroke in her 40 s and an aneurysm 10 years later. Wall also criticised Aria Bay' s documentation of the events. She recommended the retirement village provide a written letter of apology to Mrs A' s family and provide

a person lying on a bed: Patricia was beaten when she walked in on an intruder at her North Turramurra retirement village home.© NSW Police Patricia was beaten when she walked in on an intruder at her North Turramurra retirement village home.

Just days earlier, she had come from a three-week holiday with family where she visited her sister in the Austrian Alps, saw the northern lights and went husky sledding in Lapland.

"As you can imagine this has been a very, very shocking and distressing event in our family," Patricia's daughter Caroline said in a press conference today.

"Mum is a very, very strong lady and we will help her get over this and get her home again, but this should never ever, ever happen to the most vulnerable or vulnerable in our community."

Patricia's husband died in April.

"She's still grieving and now she has to grieve the loss of her independence, and safety," Caroline added.

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  Elderly woman bashed, left on street for two hours Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly woman was brutally attacked in the Far North Queensland town of Port Douglas. Last night officers were called to Nautilus Street where the 75-year-old victim was found seriously injured.Police say she was assaulted by two people while walking along the street and knocked to the ground unconscious.The woman, from the nearby town of Craiglie, was left by the road for two hours before passers-by found her and called police.She suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Mossman hospital, where she remains in stable condition.

She suffered injuries to her face, chest and arm - and remains in hospital. On Tuesday detectives searched the area surrounding the facility and spoke with residents at the retirement village . They are now calling on further assistance from the community in the hopes of finding the man responsible.

Elderly woman assaulted in 'appalling and cowardly' retirement home break-in : Elderly couple' s © ABC Sydney police An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she was attacked in the bedroom of her retirement village home in Sydney' s northern suburbs by an unknown male intruder.

Caroline said despite the horrific attack, which left her mother with severe cuts to her face, arms, and bleeding on the brain, she will not be moving out of the retirement village.

"We will not let him win."

a man holding a gun: Patricia's daughter Caroline.© 9News Patricia's daughter Caroline. an empty road with trees on the side of the street: The victim, Patricia, was attacked at the village on Bobbin Head Road in North Turramurra just after midday on Saturday.© 9NEWS The victim, Patricia, was attacked at the village on Bobbin Head Road in North Turramurra just after midday on Saturday.

Patricia underwent surgery to clean her wounds and have them stitched up, and she has a long road to recovery ahead of her.

"It's not just the physical things, it's now the mental trauma that she has to go through," Caroline said.

The man believed to be responsible for the attack is described as aged between 30 and 50, 175-180 centimetres tall, possibly of Asian or Indian Sub-Continental appearance, with a medium build, brown eyes, dark hair and clean shaven.

At the time he was wearing light-coloured pants and a jacket, over a button-up shirt and tie.

Elderly woman assaulted in 'appalling and cowardly' retirement home break-in

  Elderly woman assaulted in 'appalling and cowardly' retirement home break-in An 84-year-old woman is in a serious condition in hospital after she was attacked by an unknown male intruder on Saturday afternoon.Police said the 84-year-old had returned to her unit at a retirement village on Bobbin Head Road, North Turramurra, about 12.25pm on Saturday to find a strange man in her bedroom.

Mr Shekar' s upscale retirement " village " has emergency medical services, wheelchairs, a health club, anti-skid flooring and elderly -friendly bathrooms and a community kitchen. Residents include retired teachers, engineers, doctors and company executives. 'Huge market'. "India today has 100 million

Furthermore, many elderly people’ s families have also had difficulty with staff members who are unwilling to work with clients’ families to resolve concerns. These problems can make it very frustrating to find the appropriate retirement home because it can be difficult to find a retirement home that has

a bench in front of a brick building: Patricia told police she had arrived home to the unknown man in her bedroom and was attacked before he ran from the scene.© 9NEWS Patricia told police she had arrived home to the unknown man in her bedroom and was attacked before he ran from the scene.

Earlier, Detective Chief Inspector Luke Spurr said Patricia and her family are in a state of shock.

"This is an absolutely appalling and cowardly act and let me reassure you these type of offences are uncommon and that police are doing everything in their power to fully investigate this matter and to locate the offender," he told reporters on Sunday.

Detectives have established Strike Force Calculus to investigate the assault and the break-in.

Anyone who might know the man's identity or have further information that will help with the investigation is urged to contact CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.

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