ERR TASK D Winterbourne View hospital was a private hospital at Hambrook South GLoustershire. It was owned and run by a company called Castlebeck. Castlebeck were a provider of health care and support, for adults with learning disabilities, complex needs and challenging behavior. It was brought to the attention of the CQC on May 12th 2011 that the television program called Panorama was going to be broadcast, showing video evidence from a undercover reporter going into Winterbourne View as an employee. The reporter exposed the psychological and physical abuse of the patients at the hospital. The allegations were brought to light when concerns were raised by a former charge nurse called Terry Bryan. Prior to this the issues were raised to …show more content…
The NHS commissioning board and local government association started a new program of work called the development improvement program; this provides a national lead to make changes to services locally. Public opinion is affected greatly by issues of concern in the health and social care sector because most people know or have known somebody who needs care. if issues are raised people lose faith in the system, so they
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The report comes after the BBC’s Panorama filmed patients being pinned down, slapped, doused in cold water and repeatedly taunted and teased despite warnings by whistleblower Terry Bryan.
According to CWDA, CSAC (2009), such as a “deteriorating economy that depletes resources to cope,” profound cuts in state, local, and federal funding that seriously have destroyed services, and a fast growing demand for services. Some of the political and economic trends affecting society are, “According to Best Practice Beliefs (1999-2000), (para.1-30), demographic and income changes are altering the market, and economic changes are creating new challenges.” For the aging, working longer retiring later in age because of inadequate social security benefits, and medical coverage is becoming more common. More children living in poverty and single parent households as well as the growing population of ethnically diverse families and immigrants continue to grow. Businesses are competing to outsource work to foreign countries for lower wages, and merging with larger corporations to try to stay in business has taken over. Funding pressures are also forcing nonprofit, and for profit businesses to compete for grants, and new markets that was once set for nonprofit agencies, such as shelters, group homes, and childcare facilities. The right to allow prayer in schools, legalizing medical marijuana, gun control, and health care are some of the major political controversies that are affecting the human services field as known today.
The importance is to foster community engagement, community, stakeholders and Obligation to Engage (of Health Service Providers). The “local health integration network shall engage the community of diverse persons and entities involved with the local health system about that system on an ongoing basis, including about the integrated health service plan and while setting priorities” (c. 4, s. 16 (1)) CE was established as a core function of the LHINs, with the understanding that regional planning is a more appropriate method for assessing and interpreting the local needs of a community. CE needs to be purposeful, accessible and its products transparent to the public and LHIN decision makers" (More about …,
uth ste So The NHS organisations that put people in Winterbourne View Hospital, the council’s safeguarding staff, the police and the Care Quality Commission should have talked to each other about the problems at Winterbourne View Hospital. It might have helped them to spot there was a big problem sooner. What should be done now?
Concerns at Winterbourne View came to light after a charge nurse raised the issue with the hospital in October 2010 and his allegations were passed on to the local authority, South Gloucester shire Council, in its capacity as lead safeguarding agency, and then relayed to the CQC in December.
The Health and Social Care Act. (2012), is to bring the NHS to the 21st century to meet the challenge facing it and safeguarding its future. Help professionals at the centre of commissioning.
Concerns at Winterbourne View Hospital first came to light after a charge nurse raised the issues with the hospital in October 2010 and his allegations were passed on to the local authority, South Gloucestershire council, in its capacity as lead safeguarding agency and then relayed to the CQC in December 2010 but nothing was done.
Healthcare and healthcare reform are hot topics of debate in today 's society. As the population grows and life expectancy increases, the nation faces many challenges in providing healthcare benefits to the people.
The Secretary of State for Health, Andrew Lansley, has set out the government’s plans to reform the NHS in England. The plans, documented in a new white paper entitled ‘Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS’, state that more power will be given to patients and professionals in the design and delivery of health and social care. This briefing outlines a summary of the key reforms. Please note, some terms which require further clarification are explained in a glossary at the end of this document. The white paper focuses on four key areas: 1. 2. 3. 4. Putting patients and the public first Improving healthcare outcomes Autonomy, accountability and democratic
The National Health Service (NHS) was planned as a three-tier structure. With the Minister of Health at the top and below were the three tiers designed to interact with each other to suit the needs of the patient. These tiers were voluntary and municipal hospitals supervised by Regional hospital boards, family doctors, dentists, opticians and pharmacists who were self-employed professionals contracted to the NHS to provide services so that patients did not pay directly and local health authorities like community clinics that provided services such as immunisations, maternity care and school medical services controlled by a local authority Medical Health. The NHS in England is undergoing some big changes, most of which took effect on April 1 2013. This included the abolition of primary care trusts (PCTs) and strategic health authorities (SHAs), and the introduction of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and Health watch England.
This essay seeks to discuss the factors that facilitate change in health and social care. This can be achieved by assessing the challenges that the major factors of change bring using the Care Quality Commission of the Quality Care Commission for the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust (RUHB). The second task aims to evaluate contemporary changes being inaugurated in the provision of health and social care services. In addition to this, a strategy and criteria will be devised in order to measure these recent changes including how the impact of these changes can be measured and evaluated.
This change idea was adapted from the 'seven day service assessment tool' which aimed to improve care and outcomes for patients admitted at the weekends. The aim of the tool is for organisations to be able to self assess where they are