Carer abused and tormented elderly care home resident

A CARER who abused and tormented an elderly care home resident in her final weeks of life has been spared jail. Valentina Baghiu, from Appleton, filmed herself poking the 84-year-old dementia sufferer with a broom and shouting at her to stay awake on one occasion. In another video, the 24-year-old laughed and taunted her frail […]

Prince Philip’s humorous Norfolk care home visit remembered

As the nation mourns the death of Prince Philip, in Norfolk, stories are being recalled of his cheeky sense of humour from visits to venues across the county. And the duke certainly raised a smile among residents of one Aylsham care home. On October 8, 2013, the Prince Philip visited the ACT Centre at St Michael’s Care […]

Nursing home staff told to re-use PPE due to shortage, report claims

Nursing home staff were told to re-use PPE during lockdown due to stock shortages, a report has claimed. It is alleged that staff at Ridgeway Nursing Home, in Crich Lane, Belper, said they felt residents were being “neglected” as they could not provide them with the quality of care they needed. The claims are made in a […]