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Care homes guilty of sub-standard practices

The Guardian, 19 April 2011
Publié le : 19 avril 2011
 Mark King 

"Residents in some care homes in England are inadequately fed and under-stimulated, an undercover investigation by Which? has found.

"As part of the consumer rights group's Care homes investigated report, undercover actors posed as residents in four care homes in England earlier this year and found major problems with food, health and safety, and a worrying lack of activity for residents.

"In the most extreme case, a member of staff was witnessed dragging a resident towards the toilet by one arm, while another was repeatedly pushed back down into their chair by the head and shoulders when trying to stand up. Which? reported this to the health and social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which suspended admissions to the home immediately."

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