Britain’s shame: Scandal of care homes evicting elderly - families in turmoil

CARE homes are accused of “grudge evictions” today. Thousands of elderly and vulnerable residents are turfed out in revenge” for families complaining about treatment, campaigners say.

Figures obtained by the Daily Express show 2,087 elderly people were kicked out of their accommodation last year amid claimsproviders were silencing loved ones who dared to speak out. The true scale of so-called “revenge evictions” is unknown but the previously unseen data from the Care Quality Commission, England’s health and social care watchdog, shows six OAPs were served notice to leave every day. Some elderly residents with complex health conditions like dementia had...
source: Express

2019-09-11 13:11
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