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Adelaide disability worker to face court charged with sexual assault of woman in his care

Adelaide disability worker to face court charged with sexual assault of woman in his care

A 41-year-old Adelaide disability worker has been arrested over the alleged sexual assault of a woman in his care. He will now face court.

The 41-year-old man from the northeastern suburbs was arrested by detectives on Sunday night and charged with sexual assault offences.

Police said they were working closely with the Department for Human Services to investigate the matter.

The arrested man was bailed and will appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court in September.

The charges come the week after disability carer Rosa Maione faced court charged with the manslaughter of Ann Smith, who had cerebral palsy.

Ms Smith died in April from severe septic shock, multi-organ failure and other complications.

Police have previously said the 54-year-old spent the last year of her life confined to a cane chair at her Kensington Park home.