Tag Archives: Nursing home

Carehome support came from nurse who left job two years ago

Inside Croydon has discovered that one of the letters submitted in support of the controversial hospital development at Higher Drive in Kenley was “signed” on behalf of an inner London NHS hospital by a nurse who has not worked there … Continue reading

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More evidence of neglect at Care UK old people’s homes

Another example of Care UK‘s dubious reputation for providing poor care of the elderly residents at its homes comes from Epsom, where the company has been forced to pay compensation to a family for its neglect of a vulnerable resident.

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3,000 carers’ job cuts proposed at Southern Cross homes

One of our regular readers has highlighted this BBC report on the latest move to salvage the financially troubled Southern Cross business, which includes in its 300 establishments around the UK a handful of care homes for the elderly in … Continue reading

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Fury as hospital developers bulldoze onwards at Higher Drive

There’s renewed outrage on Higher Drive, where despite Croydon Council rejecting a planning application to build a hospital in a residential area of Kenley, developers have gone ahead with work on the site. Care home operators Fairlie got permission last … Continue reading

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