Compassion in Care News

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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" 

Wed 03/02/2016 - Epic Failure By CQC

See tomorrows Private Eye, issue 1411, for more of Compassion in Cares joint investigation with Private Eye. Why the regulator continues to fail the most vulnerable. Our detailed report, "The CQC An on-going concern" will be published later this week. 

Fri 29/01/2016 - Common People

A new play about real Whistle-blowers from Europe was a great sucess and hopes for an international Tour.

The Uk was represented By Shamila Chowdhury and Eileen Chubb

Photos by Adi BulBoaca Trailer  

 

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