Institutional abuse and Evictions of Care Home Residents

Doug Paulley made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Scarborough Borough Council

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Scarborough Borough Council Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear Scarborough Borough Council,

1) Please supply information relating to the incidence of attempts by care providers to evict residents in care homes - that is, care providers giving residents notice to leave or otherwise attempting to get them to leave without their involvement in the decision or against their wishes.

Please indicate the number of cases you are aware of for the last 3 years, also indicating if and how your council responded to the situation, and what was the ultimate result of the sitaution, i.e. if and how the situation was resolved.

2) Please provide me with the number of instances your council is aware of where either CQC or local authority safeguarding procedures have substantiated allegations of insitutional abuse of a Leonard Cheshire social care service user over the past 3 years.

Further, please provide anonymised information on the alleged behaviour by Leonard Cheshire resulting in the conclusion.

Yours faithfully,

Doug Paulley

FOI FOI, Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Mr Paulley

I refer to the attached FOI request and can inform you that responsibility for Social Services within the Scarborough Borough area lies with the North Yorkshire County Council, and I have therefore, copied the Data Management Officer at the County Council into this email and a response will be sent to you in accordance with the terms of the Freedom of Information Act.

For your information, contact details for FOI requests for the North Yorkshire County Council are:

Data Management Officer
North Yorkshire County Council
01609 533219 [email address]

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Dear Scarborough Borough Council,

1) Please supply information relating to the incidence of attempts
by care providers to evict residents in care homes - that is, care
providers giving residents notice to leave or otherwise attempting
to get them to leave without their involvement in the decision or
against their wishes.

Please indicate the number of cases you are aware of for the last 3
years, also indicating if and how your council responded to the
situation, and what was the ultimate result of the sitaution, i.e.
if and how the situation was resolved.

2) Please provide me with the number of instances your council is
aware of where either CQC or local authority safeguarding
procedures have substantiated allegations of insitutional abuse of
a Leonard Cheshire social care service user over the past 3 years.

Further, please provide anonymised information on the alleged
behaviour by Leonard Cheshire resulting in the conclusion.

Yours faithfully,

Doug Paulley

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir