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Enquiries into Allegations Concerning the Care of Elderly Patients in Certain Hospitals (Command 3687)

Dept.of Health & Social Security

Enquiries into Allegations Concerning the Care of Elderly Patients in Certain Hospitals (Command 3687)

by Dept.of Health & Social Security

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Published by Stationery Office Books .
Written in English


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Number of Pages88
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Open LibraryOL7320355M
ISBN 100101368704
ISBN 109780101368704

  Going into hospital can be daunting for elderly people – and it’s vital to be aware of the risks. When an elderly person goes into hospital it’s often at a crisis point – perhaps after a bad fall or during an acute decline in health. The care that older people . Last week, a state appeals court reversed a previous decision in Fenimore Regents of the University of California, holding that the trial court improperly sustained the University’s claim that there was no legal basis for the this case, plaintiffs alleged that the hospital committed neglect as defined in the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (EADACPA) by.

  Frail elderly patients were forced to endure chaotic, degrading and sometimes dangerous conditions, a highly critical independent review into two Welsh hospitals has revealed.   The aim of the study was to investigate how professionals across health care levels experience the discharge of elderly patients, who are in need of continued care, from a general hospital via an intermediate care hospital compared to a direct discharge to primary health care in a municipality without intermediate care.

  Elderly patients are far different than their younger counterparts — so much so that some hospitals are treating some of them in separate medical units. San . Snopes is the internet's definitive resource for fact-checking misinformation, debunking fake news, and researching urban legends.


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Enquiries into Allegations Concerning the Care of Elderly Patients in Certain Hospitals (Command 3687) by Dept.of Health & Social Security Download PDF EPUB FB2

Seven hospitals were involved, in six hospital regions. One Committee of Enquiry was also asked to investigate allegations of ill-treatment of patients in one of these hospitals which were reported in the Press at about the same time.

Title(s): Findings and recommendations following enquiries into allegations concerning the care of elderly patients in certain hospitals. Presented to Parliament by the Minister of Health. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London, H. Stationery Off., Get this from a library. Findings and recommendations following enquiries into allegations concerning the care of elderly patients in certain hospitals; presented to Parliament by the Minister of Health.

[Great Britain. Ministry of Health.;]. Department of Health and Social Security () Enquiries into allegations concerning the care of elderly patients in certain hospitals: findings and recommendations.

View source; Rivett, G. () Cradle to Grave: the history of the NHS. London: Kings Fund. View source. allegations relating to this particular hospital (identified in the book as “Cosy Hospital”) covered a very short period of time and related to only two incidents in July, The author of the article has now expressly withdrawn any suggestion that he had ground for complaint other than the two specific incidents mentioned.

Ten ways to improve the care of elderly patients in the hospital. Labella AM(1), Merel SE, Phelan EA. Author information: (1)Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WashingtonUSA. Hospitalists care for elderly patients daily, but few have specialized training in geriatric by: Enter the patient advocate.

You as a family member or good friend must monitor older patients' medical care and provide support during a hospital stay to minimize hospital risks.

Hospital Risks For Older Patients. Delirium occurs in 1/3 of hospitalized patients over the age of 65 and in more than 70 percent of older patients in Intensive Care. Inadequate NHS hospital care for elderly 'condemns many to death' This article is more than 9 years old Report shows that two thirds of elderly patients admitted for operations do not get good care.

Older patients may develop incontinence, immobility, instability, and acute delirium or confusion in response to virtually any disease.

NICE recommends that patients should be assessed for risk factors for delirium on admission to hospital. If there is an increased risk, a tailored multi-component intervention package should be delivered by a Author: Dr Laurence Knott.

Box-ticking medicine and nursing cannot ensure personal care. Patient choice (part of the project to convert patients into consumers) is not likely to improve the situation, Mr Bloggs and others like him, will keep going back to the same hospital and being neglected.

There are no shortages of patients. 75 Findings and Recommendations Following Enquiries into Allegations Concerning the Care of Elderly Patients in Certain Hospitals, Cmnd.London, HMSO, 76 DHSS, The Census of Residential Accommodation,op.

cit., by: Part 3 of Findings and Recommendations Following Enquiries into Allegations Concerning the Care of Elderly Patients in Certain Hospitals. On 31st August,at the request of the Minister of Health the North West Metropolitan Regional Hospital Board appointed an independent Committee of Enquiry into allegations concerning Friern Hospital.

Sections 4 and 5 of Findings and Recommendations Following Enquiries into Allegations Concerning the Care of Elderly Patients in Certain Hospitals. This Committee was appointed by the Leeds Regional Hospital Board during the period between 2nd and 18th August,and has been constituted as follows: Mr.

Cobb, Q.C.,—Chairman. In work was started on a building at the rear of the Hospital, designed for use as a Hostel for 40 patients ; when completed in early it was decided to use this building as a rehabilitation unit, minimal care unit and a day hospital unit for 12 to 15 patients.

A hospital may provide emergency medical care, diagnostic testing, intensive treatment, or surgery, which may or may not require admission. The elderly use hospitals more than younger patients; they have more admissions to the hospital from the emergency department and more and longer hospital stays, and they use more resources while in the hospital.

Elderly patients are being badly let down by more than half of NHS hospitals, according to a CQC report. The CQC saw some exemplary care, but some hospitals.

A professional psychotherapist, Robb founded AEGIS after witnessing inadequate and inhumane treatment of one of her former patients, and other elderly women, during a visit to Friern Hospital. AEGIS campaigned to improve the care of older people in long-stay wards of National Health Service (NHS) psychiatric mater: Chelsea School of Art.

The Care Quality Commission has today published a series of reports on the quality of hospital care for the elderly in England. These reports, covering 12 hospitals from around the country, are the first in a series of that will look at standards of nutrition and dignity for older patients These reports have been widely covered in the press, although a full set of inspection results and.

Hospitals rob elderly of dignity: Older patients suffer poor care and many go hungry A MILLION elderly hospital patients a year are robbed of their dignity and must settle for poor care.

Elderly patients are confronted with widespread and systematic inadequate care during their stay, which is a significant problem affecting the vast majority of hospitals in England, it : Denis Campbell. A catalogue of cruelty to elderly patients has been revealed in a damning NHS report - and two other hospitals face massive criticism.

The abuse of mentally ill patients at Garlands hospital in Cumbria was described by the expert leading the investigation as "deeply disturbing".The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act contains specific requirements for hospitals that wish to receive or maintain tax-exempt status under section (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.Basic care given to elderly in hospital 'alarming' BBC News, 13 October Where the NHS is getting care wrong for elderly patients.

BBC News, 13 October A fifth of hospitals breaking the law by 'putting paperwork before people', says watchdog. Daily Mail, 13 October Scandal of elderly in hospitals. Daily Express, 13 October