Compassion in Care News

Here you will find our news and latest information.

Wed 06/04/2016 - Death by Government Failures

An Open Letter from Compassion In Care.

DATED 6 APRIL 2016

TO

THE PRIME MINISTER

THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR HEALTH

THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR SOCIAL CARE

THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR BUSINESS INOVATIOAN

AND SKILLS

Tue 05/04/2016 - The cost of ignoring whistle-blowers.

Tales Of The UN-Inspected

Home Number 133

Bupa Manley Court Catford

By Eileen Chubb

COPYRIGHT APRIL 2016

Thu 17/03/2016 - Our Evidence To The Law Commission

 

17th March 2016

The Law Commission

Misconduct in Public Office Consultation

misconduct@lawcommission.gsi.gov.uk

Misconduct in Public Office Consultation

We submit the following evidence in relation to the law on Misconduct in Public Office which we believe needs to be amended to address the following shortfalls.

1. Breaking The Silence Part 1

Wed 16/03/2016 - ZEST IS NOT BEST

Whilst we have always been in favour of individuals using covert cameras to film in care homes, we have never supported the use of surveillance cameras been placed in homes as this is a system open to misuse, our concerns have been proven right. Care Protect a new company which sells camera surveillance to those with a loved one in a care home recently announced their trial run in a Birmingham care home to be a great success.

Fri 26/02/2016 - SHOULD HAVE GONE TO SPECSAVERS

SMALLWOOD CARE HOMES.

A Special Report By Eileen Chubb

Copyright February 2016

 

 

 

 

The below news story highlights some of the horrors reported by a Whistle-blower who worked as a cleaner at one of the three homes owned by Smallwood Care Homes. This Whistle-blower has since left.

 

Fri 19/02/2016 - Book Review, Hidden Cameras by Joe Plomin

Eileen Chubb

CEO Compassion In Care

BOOK REVIEW

 

HIDDEN CAMERAS BY JOE PLOMIN.

 

Everyday I am contacted by families who are concerned about the treatment of a relative in care and also by Whistle-blowers who report abuse to find the only action taken is against them. I am asked about using hidden cameras, how they work, how to use them, is it legal and if you need to have technical expertise.

Thu 18/02/2016 - CQC Dumb Test

Please see our new Utube video on this issue.The attached photo sums up what we have uncovered about CQCs failures which have resulted in countless vulnerable people suffering. For full details of CQC failures see our new report " CQC An On-Going Concern" by following the below link 

http://www.compassionincare.com/sites/default/files/breakingsilence/AN%20ONGOING%20CONCERN%20PUBLISHED%20.pdf 

Thu 18/02/2016 - More Private Eye

See Todays issue of Private Eye Magazine for more truth about care home regulation.

Tue 09/02/2016 - Supporting Families

I Attended a protest today at the Civic Centre in Bexley to support George Rousell whose late wife Brenda was threatened with eviction from a care home. George was subject to visiting restrictions in the last months of Brendas life after raising concerns about her care. The authorities all failed George and no one has ever been held to account.

Thu 04/02/2016 - CQC An On-Going Concern

New special report published today, see Breaking The Silence section for " CQC An On-going Concern" 

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