The BBC program “Panorama” uncovered systematic abuse of residents at a care facility called Winterbourne View near Bristol. This was the catalyst for the watchdog Care Quality Commission (CQC) to use hidden cameras in care homes to prevent abuse and neglect. They will also use ‘mystery shopper’ type schemes as it looks to protect vulnerable people “by any means possible” in the wake of the Winterbourne View scandal.
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Elder abuse in long-term care facilities is near epidemic proportions and will probably only get worse as the number of senior citizens that go into these facilities increases.
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