Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt
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Jeremy Hunt: 'Right to dignity and respect' in care homes

A system of special measures used to tackle failing hospitals in England is to be extended to care homes, the health secretary has announced.

Jeremy Hunt told the House of Commons that under the system, homes that fail to make improvements could eventually be shut down.

He said: "Every older person has a right to be treated with dignity and respect".

  • 16 Jul 2014
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