By Nick CleggThe IndependentNews.co.uk Nursing homes are under fire from nurses over concerns they are not adequately protecting patients with mental health issues and not protecting them from the risks of the NHS.
Nursing homes have been under intense pressure to stamp out abuse, neglect and neglect of vulnerable people since a coronavirus outbreak.
Last month, it emerged that the government’s Department for Health has been secretly reviewing the care of people with mental illnesses in some nursing homes.
A series of investigations, led by Professor Peter Wadhams at Imperial College London, has found that some nursing home trusts are not complying with government standards on safeguarding and treatment.
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