Compassion in Care News

Here you will find our news and latest information.

Tue 01/07/2014 - Whistle-blowing, Appeal to Government

 

30th June 2014.

 

Evidence submitted to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

We submitted comprehensive detailed evidence from 1500 Whistle-blowers (Breaking the Silence parts 1 and 2) In addition I submitted my book “ Beyond The Façade “ the story of the Bupa 7, the first PIDA case.

The Government’s response was published last week and this document is in response to their conclusions.

 

The roles of the prescribed regulators.

Thu 19/06/2014 - Press Conference.

2pm on June 27th 2014 a press conference will take place at

The Free Word Conference Centre 60 Farringdon Rd, London EC1R 3GA

Why are Whistle-blowers still being failed?

The event will be attended by,

Dr Kim Holt, Patients First, a Senior doctor at St Anns Hospital London. Dismissed after raising concerns during the baby peter abuse scandal.

Tue 03/06/2014 - New Book Launched.

New Book Launched at The Haye-On Wye Festival.

 

A new book called, Here we Stand,  Editor Helena earnshaw and Angharad Penrhyn Jones, (Honno Publishing) was launched at the Haye-On-Wye Festival. The book is about 17 campaigning women including Eileen Chubb of Compassion In Care. reviews of the book say,

" A beautiful and necessary book full of passion, humour, encouragement, information and hope, This is the kind of writing that saves lives"

A.L Kennedy, Novelist.

Thu 01/05/2014 - Panorama, behind closed doors

Last nights Panorama special featured an undercover report on the Old Deanary Care home as a result of this charitys work with Whistle-blowers. We have always highlighted the suffering that results when Whistle-blowers are ignored or unable to speak out, to see that avoidable suffering captured on film really drives this home but what should not be forgotton is that this is one of hundreds of cases where abuse happened after whistle-blowers spoke out.

Fri 25/04/2014 - Panorama

BBC1 9pm Wednesday April 30th 2014, Panorama special report on elderley care.

Mon 17/03/2014 - Whistle-blower Support

Eileen Chubb of Compassion in Care joined High profile whistle-blowers from the USA. The Whistler Fellowship Alliance took place on 18th February 2014 at city university London.

The event was well attended and was a great success.

The Video can be viewed on ww.thewhistler.org

The Uk launch will take place on March 20th at City university London. 6pm 

Tue 18/02/2014 - RT interview

This Saturday see Eileen Chubb of Compassion in Care being interviewed on the work of the charity, details of programme below,

Saturday Feb 22nd

RT Freeview 85 or Sky 512

"Going underground" repeated throughout the day.

Fri 15/11/2013 - Update On Home 101

Update On Home 101.

I decided to return to home 101 and see if any improvements had been made. I have copied my initial report on this home below, it is clear that the residents in this home have suffered since the day it opened and continue to suffer. This company should not have been registered by CQC in the first place given their previous history.

By Eileen Chubb

( Copyright of Eileen Chubb 2011)

 Tales Of The Un-Inspected, Home 101

Fri 15/11/2013 - In The News - September 2013

In The News
September 2013

Two Scottish care homes are at the centre of allegations of abuse and neglect.

Pentland Hill care home in Edinburgh owned by BUPA, police are investigating the deaths of four residents.
The son of a resident at the home told the Edinburgh Evening News that his mothers treatment at the home was ,, A Disgrace,,

Fri 15/11/2013 - Update on Home 44
                           Update on Home 44
                              By Eileen Chubb
                        Copyright November 2012
 
 
The report I wrote on Home 44 is copied below and it quite clearly highlights serious concerns about care in this home as far back as 2008 especially in the area of pressure sores. The Owners fobbed of the regulator with repeated promises of changes being implemented.

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