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Extent of ongoing abuse in nursing homes revealed


I have seen abuse in care homes, I have reported it. I have lost my job - many times That was the usual pattern In 2011, 2012 & 2013 I complained to the company, I raised grievances I had made numerous complaints to & reported to CQC and the County Safeguarding unit about dangerous staffing levels and of verbal & physical abuse. Nothing was done. One grievance regarding medicine safety & working environment they refuse to accept it. An incident did happen involving a HCA & drugs. I was blamed & referred to the NMC on trumped up charges by the 2 regional managers These two regional managers blamed me more to cover their own actions because it was partly due to their actions that the drugs were not safe. One regional manager was the referrer and the other was the NMC witness. Of course I was GUILTY AS CHARGED It took a High Court Judge to overturn the NMC decision but he couldnt hear about the lies and deceit as it was an appeal, he only got NMC papers. It cost the NMC (nurses) £11,000 There needs to be a regulated CCTV system in place in all care home rooms & corridors A safe method of reporting abuse where staff are not simply dismissed. NMC to investigate cases properly & not just accept the word of the referrer & witnesses,many of whom will write statements to pleas the boss. * I was unable to attend the NMC hearing due to a family death and NMC refused to reschedule so the Care home company & NMC had a field day with lies and cover up.

Posted date

27 January, 2017

Posted time

11:59 am