Winterbourne View

Why Pick on Nurses?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK
Margaret Heffernan

Today, when nurses are being urged, in effect, to go back to school and retrain, the implication is that the more recent scandals were all the fault of nurses. Why? Presumably because they are easier to pick on: mostly female, further down the pecking order and therefore less powerful.

Five Values, Six Goals and Seven Strategic Priorities Mean as Much as a Partridge in a Pear Tree!

James Christie | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK
James Christie

I went to a meeting about autism the other day, its aim basically to improve services for people with autism.

Winterbourne Is Not the Only View

Nicky Clark | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Politics
Nicky Clark

The key in all this is to remember that it's not so called "challenging behaviour" it's actual challenging behaviour. My coccyx and fingers have been broken not "so called broken" but actually broken. Because that's what caring for someone with challenging behaviours is like. Not "so called" like, actually like.

Care Home Workers Jailed For 'Inhumane And Hate-Fuelled Abuse'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

Six members of staff caught abusing vulnerable residents at a care home by an undercover journalist have been jailed. Five others were given suspen...

Care Home Staff 'Dealt Out Torment And Abuse'

Posted 07.08.2012 | UK

The shocking catalogue of abuse at a care home at the centre of a TV investigation was laid bare today in a damning report. The owners of Winterbou...

Could The Winterbourne View Scandal Happen Again?

PA | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK

Another care home scandal like Winterbourne View could happen again unless the government takes action, campaigners warned today. Charities called ...

Cheer Up Rupert, At Least You Won't End Up in a Care Home

Hayley Meachin | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Politics
Hayley Meachin

At 81, Rupert Murdoch is lucky enough to be blessed with rude health, a billionaire's bank account and a younger wife with a decent right hook.

Ten Charged With Ill Treatment Of Patients At Winterbourne Care Home

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

Ten people have been charged in connection with the ill treatment and neglect of vulnerable patients at Winterbourne View care home in Bristol, Avon a...