CQC chief executive David Behan
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Warning of falling care standards for the elderly

A growing number of elderly patients are denied help to eat and drink and being robbed of their privacy because care homes are struggling to cope.

The Care Quality Commission's (CQC) warning comes after it looked at data from more than 13,000 inspections.

CQC chief executive David Behan said there was a culture in places that were struggling, where the "unacceptable becomes the norm".

  • 23 Nov 2012
  • From the section Health
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