A care home company has been fined £80,000 after the death of a patient as a result of "inappropriate and dangerous" restraint techniques.
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An elderly man with Alzheimer's was left dehydrated and without proper personal care while being treated at a home specialising in looking after dementia patients.
Care managers are as much overwhelmed by guidance as they are by bureaucracy. It's not that the guidance itself is bad, much of it can be extremely helpful; indeed, not all of the bureaucracy is unnecessary.
As reported yesterday by Immigration Matters the High Court in London confirmed the expected further hammer blow to Home Secretary Theresa May's troubled plans for a interim cap on UK immigration.
Three care workers who used mobile phones to film "despicable acts of abuse" on elderly dementia sufferers in Bradford have been jailed.
95 per cent of hospitals do not have mandatory training in dementia for all staff according to an interim report published today (Thursday, 16 December 2010) by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.