Care Home Safe Holding: Woman (89) died while being escorted by staff in care home

http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/Woman-89-died-fall/story-20221627-detail/story.html only one member of staff was helping Mrs Keogh on the morning of the accident when a risk assessment document said she needed two to help her wash, dress and move from one part of...

Care Home Safe Holding: 72-year-old woman died days after being assaulted by a fellow resident

A CARE home is being investigated after a 72-year-old woman died days after being assaulted by a fellow resident. Police and social services are investigating the death of Maureen Shone after she was injured at the private Guardian Care Centre, in Trentham.   It...

Care Home Safe Holding: Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council assault by elderly resident on carer

A care assistant has had to take medical retirement after being attacked by a resident at an old people’s home in Middlesbrough. The UNISON member, who was employed by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, has now received over £57,000 compensation after an...

Care Home Safe Holding: 83-year old resident strapped to bed to stop her ‘wandering’

Probe into care home abuse claims From the BBC at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-11618789 25 October 2010 Police are investigating claims that an elderly woman was tied to a bed at a care home in Glasgow. It had been reported that the 84-year-old...