We all have a responsibility to improve elderly care | Andrea Sutcliffe

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The care home abuse uncovered by Panorama was upsetting, and while the CQC is not the whole solution, we are a vital part

The BBC Panorama programme Behind Closed Doors: Elderly Care Exposed was awful. I watched, like so many others, as secret filming revealed neglect, verbal abuse and physical violence against people who were frail and vulnerable.

Such care, or more accurately lack of care, is totally unacceptable. Watching the programme, and particularly the daughter of one of the featured people weeping at the footage, upset me as I am sure it upset you.

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Monday, 19 May, 2014 - 14:52