The report said law enforcement believe the perpetrator of the abuse often, compared to the mentally impaired victim rather. Over a third of the situations involve allegations of sexual assault, very few resulted in police intervention read all articles . Only 1 case involved the prosecution and jailing of a perpetrator. Of the full cases, over three quarters included females as victims. The OPA survey also uncovered that it helped 272 disabled or mentally ill people make allegations of abuse to the authorities sexual abuse unit last year, which is the number of instances recorded ten years ago double. Related StoriesGenetic carrier screening: an interview with Don Hardison, CEO of Great Begin GeneticsUsing integrated molecular pathology to manage incidental pancreatic cysts: an interview with Dr Ananya DasAddressing quality of life needs in prostate cancers: an interview with Professor Louis DenisThe record was welcomed by the Minister for Community Providers Mary Wooldridge who said that it highlighted the failure of the prior Labor government over 11 years to cope with violence against Victorians with disabilities.