The care home scandals so far
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Winterbourne View, Bristol
Six care workers were jailed and five more given a suspended sentence for abusing and neglecting adults with learning disabilities at this privately run hospital - owned by Castlebeck Care Ltd
Hillcroft nursing home, Lancaster
Six people were arrested and bailed until 15 November for alleged mistreatment and neglect of patients with advanced Alzheimer’s residents after a complaint from staff led to a five-month investigation.
Ash Court, north London
Secretly filmed footage showed the Alzheimer’s sufferer Maria Worroll repeatedly abused by members of staff at Ash Court Care Centre in north London – a home rated as “excellent” by the regulator
Home care services for the elderly, England
A year-long inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission in 2011 found 250,000 vulnerable pensioners in England were receiving “poor or very poor” standards of care at home from private companies commissioned by local authorities
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