Jury returns verdict of neglect


Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

An inquest into the death a young man with severe learning disabilities who died from asphyxiation after his head became stuck between the bars of his hospital bed at Basildon Hospital has found that his death was contributed to by neglect. The inquest jury found that:



Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

Time for a ten dollar answer

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Ernest Hemingway was known for his minimalist style and he used to pooh-pooh what he called “ten-dollar” words. Not to...

Lacking capacity

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

A friend of mine diagnosed with cancer – now, happily, treated – was asked how he could possibly have missed the...

Care homes – understated examples of tasteful design

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Dozens of recently-built care homes are material proof that it is perfectly possible to design aesthetically pleasing buildings and put...