Compliance articles

Beech Lodge

Families request broadening of care home police probe

Families request broadening of care home police probe

The families of two men who suffered broken legs at a Sussex Health Care (SHC) care home have asked for their cases to be included in a police probe.
Stamford Bridge

Police probe abuse allegations at Barchester home

Humberside Police are investigating serious safeguarding allegations at Barchester Healthcare’s Stamford Bridge Beaumont Care Home in York.

Ombudsman highlights the power of complaints

A new Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman report says complaints play a key role in approving social care services.

EDITOR’S COMMENT: Care providers and families must work in partnership

The issue of how care homes work with relatives and deal professionally with disputes and other challenges is a very topical and highly emotive area.

Bupa home left people in bed until lunch time

A Bupa home where people were left in their beds until lunch time has been rated Inadequate by the CQC.
Druid Stoke

Bupa fined £333,333 following fatal fall

Bupa Care Homes has been fined £333,333 and ordered to pay £17,576 in prosecution costs following the death of an elderly resident.

CQC publishes ‘police probe’ homes findings

The CQC has published reports on three Sussex Healthcare (SHC) services that are being investigated by the police.
Godswell Park boasts eight acres of gardens

EXCLUSIVE: Oxfordshire care home shares Outstanding formula

Godswell Park in Bloxham, Oxfordshire recently became one of a handful of care homes to be rated Outstanding in all five CQC criteria. CHP asked leadership team, Chairman Michael Bone and Registered Manager Dina Lee Rodriguez, how they did it.
Beechroft Care Centre is one of the services being investigated

Woman arrested in Sussex Health Care probe

Sussex Police has arrested a woman on suspicion of neglect as part of its investigation into 12 deaths at care homes run by Sussex Health Care (SHC).
Dr Chai Patel

BREAKING NEWS: CMA investigates HC-One’s Bupa care home acquisition

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced it is investigating whether HC-One’s acquisition of 122 Bupa care home represents an anti-competitive merger.