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OUR WORK FOR THE YEAR.

Compassion In Care Summary of work from May 2015 to June 2016 May 2015  11th and 12th Attended an Employment Tribunal whistle-blowing case to support a whistle-blower. Arranged for a documentary film maker…

LETTER TO SOCIAL CARE MINISTER

8th June 2016 Dear Mr Burt,Thank you for your letter of May 10th 2016,Firstly I would point out that PIDA is not the remit of The Home Office, the Department…

Home Number 40 latest update

For years we have highlighted concerns about this care home, Bupas Wentworth Croft in Peterbrough, See Tales of the Un-inspected home 40.  Last week the CQC graded it inadequate…

Cloak of Respectability

I would like to thank all those who wrote comments in response to the following Guardian article, article http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/may/18/des-Kelly-people-paying-f…  I was heartened that so many people truly understood the issues and also…

OUR VIEW ON CCTV

THE FACTS THAT SUPPORT OUR VIEW ON CCTV Covert cameras:  We advise people to raise concerns in writing with the care home and if no action is taken then to…

PRIVATE EYE, CANDID CAMERA

Private Eye Issue Number 1418 Features former Southern Cross and The Priory Group CEO Philip Scott who has a new money making venture seelling CCTV, Care Protect. To see the…

PRIVATE EYE, WHISTLE-BLOWERS IGNORED

Private Eye Issue 1416 See Compassion In Cares work with Private Eye to help expose the death of Cedric Skyers 69 who was engulfed in flames and suffered fatal burns…

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…

The cost of ignoring whistle-blowers.

Tales Of The UN-Inspected Home Number 133 Bupa Manley Court Catford By Eileen Chubb COPYRIGHT APRIL 2016 Two weeks ago 69 year old Cedric Skyers, who was wheelchair bound after…

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…