STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Strength in Numbers dedicated to my late mother Kay

Is this the most shaming hospital care scandal ever? Dementia patients restrained and their broken limbs ignored by swearing staff who claimed an exposé by desperate relatives was a breach of their human rights…

One of Britain’s most shocking hospital scandals in which dementia patients died after cruel abuse by nurses is exposed today. Elderly patients at an NHS hospital were left covered in faeces, injured themselves crawling on urine covered floors and were physically restrained with tables and chairs. Nurses threatened and swore at them, left them naked and taunted them about their past love lives. Hospital chiefs ignored repeated protests by relatives but were forced to act after a recording on a mobile phone camera smuggled into the hospital proved they were telling the truth.

The recording – the explosive contents of which have been obtained by this newspaper following an in-depth investigation – shows that nurses at a patient care meeting:

  • Admitted using furniture to restrain patients
  • Threatened and swore at them
  • Plotted to sabotage relatives’ complaints
  • Talked about their own sexual habits using disgusting language

An independent report into the scandal, including extracts from the recording, has been sent to police, health chiefs and Government Ministers. One senior figure who has seen it said: ‘It is the most shocking document I have ever read.’

Click on the link to read more

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2798576/is-shaming-hospital-care-scandal-dementia-patients-restrained-broken-limbs-ignored-swearing-staff-claimed-expos-desperate-relatives-breach-human-rights.html

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