Compassion in Care News

Here you will find our news and latest information.

Wed 23/08/2017 - HC1 and Bupa

The HC1 acquisition of a number of BUPA care homes will make HC1 the largest Care Home chain. We seem to be the only ones who remember the Southern Cross care home scandal, that could be because we had gone into over 60 Southern Cross homes undercover and witnessed first hand the horrific conditions endured by vulnerable people, staffing levels that made giving even basic care impossible. Our Tales of the Un-inspected on these homes make grim reading.. When Southern Cross had stripped all assets and made enough profits and fled before the company finally went bust.

Tue 22/08/2017 - The HUNT for Justice and Accountability

Our new report detailing the abysmal failures of the CQC and what Jeremy Hunt has ignored

Tue 15/08/2017 - CQC Betrayal of Whistle-blowers

Read the latest on CQC betrayal of Whistle-blowers

Wed 09/08/2017 - Protest and Picnic

On the 18th of August 2017 we will be holding a protest at The Health Department, Richmond Hs, Whitehall. For full details please see our twitter feed. We are posting daily information on this event.

Wed 09/08/2017 - Perjury

See our article on Perjury in Tribunals

Thu 27/07/2017 - Action on Elder Abuse Campaign

Due to the the recent Daily Mail story below I feel we have to respond to these issues,

Wed 26/07/2017 - Private Eye July 27th

26th July 2017
To Secretary of State for Health

Fri 21/07/2017 - Open Letter to Andrea Sutcliffe

21st July 2017

Tue 11/07/2017 - BUPA Beacon Edge Care Home

We have been monitoring this home for 7 Years and it is one of the homes we featured in Breaking The Silence part 3,
It is now in the news again for failing a CQC inspection and the CQC would have the public believe they have acted to protect people.

Mon 10/07/2017 - The State of CQC

On 6th of July 2017 CQC publish its new report, I appeared on the Victoria Derbyshire Programme with Andrea Sutcliffe of The CQC, I also appeared on Chanel 4 News with former Health Minister Stephen Dorrel.
I highlighted the following concerns,
1.Many of the Concerns we receive via the help-line are about homes the CQC have rated Compliant.
2. We are aware of 47 Whistle-blowers whose identities have been disclosed to their employer by the CQC.
3.People who contact our help-line have already contacted the CQC and when no action is taken they contact us.