Tag Archives: Abuse (Care Workers and Care Homes)

Under-Cover Work in Elderly Care Home Exposes Sub-Standard Care (BBC News / BBC One Panorama)

Summary Eight staff members have been suspended from the Old Deanery care home in Essex after an undercover investigation by BBC Panorama found cases of malpractice and poor care. Secret filming for the “Behind Closed Doors: Elderly Care Exposed” Panorama TV … Continue reading

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Quality of Care and Support / Caring For Our Future (Department of Health)

Summary In addition to Provider Quality Profiles (PQPs), the Department of Health is planning to introduce a range of new tools to help deliver better quality services and to improve the care people receive / experience. Recognised quality schemes in development, … Continue reading

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Protecting People with Dementia from Financial Abuse (Alzheimer’s Society)

  [A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary This Alzheimer’s Society report reveals that 15% of people living with dementia – an estimated 112,500 people – have … Continue reading

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