Tag Archives: Abuse

CQC takes enforcement action following care home sexual abuse allegations

CQC takes enforcement action following care home sexual abuse allegations

Enforcement action is being taken by the CQC against a care home for adults with learning difficulties in Wiltshire following sexual abuse allegations.

Man arrested at care home following ‘vigilante’ group action

A County Tyrone care home resident has been arrested on suspicion of attempted sexual communication with a child following a tip-off from a ‘vigilante-type’ group.

Former Four Seasons Healthcare carer faces rough handling allegations

A former Four Seasons Healthcare employee is facing a hearing over his alleged rough treatment and verbal abuse of a resident.

Staff receive death threats in wake of abuse investigation

Runwood Homes says staff at its Dunmurry Manor care home in Northern Ireland have suffered a vigilante campaign of threats and abuse following the publication of an investigation into abuse allegations.

Part of police probe home to close due to staffing problems

Sussex Health Care (SHC) has announced the closure of the unit of a service undergoing a police investigation.

Make elderly abuse a hate crime, campaigner says

Elderly care campaigner Jayne Connery has called for elderly abuse to be made a hate crime.

Assault case against former Four Seasons carer quashed

A Court case against a former Four Seasons care assistant has been thrown out following appeal.

Widespread neglect found in English care homes

A national survey of care home staff by UCL researchers has found evidence of widespread resident neglect.

Negative media coverage damaging care sector, poll finds

Damaging media stories are knocking the public’s confidence in the elderly care sector, according to new research.

Three carers charged with ill treatment of residents

Three carers have been charged with the ill treatment of residents at an Oxfordshire care home.