A young life cut short – Community Living


“In 2010, the care home changed to supported living. Richard signed a
tenancy agreement despite having no proper understanding of what it
meant. Families were reassured that, while changes would affect
administrative and financial matters, care would remain the same.
However, unbeknown to me, changes were made to his care; bowel charts
ceased and bowel monitoring became haphazard. I raised concerns about
aspects of the care and was told: “Richard has the same right as
everyone else to make unwise choices.”

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A young life cut short – Community Living

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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