Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Nursing home residents abused

RESIDENTS IN An Irish nursing home suffered physical and emotional abuse at the hands of their carers and were refused showers and left short of food, according to claims in newly released documents. In a complaint to the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa), a resident in a nursing home said that they had suffered “emotional and physical bullying”.
The complainant said that residents at the nursing home were refused water due to the risk of them getting wet; that they were left short of food because the staff ate it; and that the staff were negligent and inattentive. The claims are contained in documents released to under the Freedom of Information Act.Nursing home residents abused and 'left short of food as staff ate it':

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