Safeguarding in Care Homes & Unsafe HGVs
There were nearly 15,000 safeguarding alerts in England last year over alleged abuse in care homes. But families say system to protect the vulnerable elderly sometimes fails.
There were nearly 15,000 safeguarding alerts in England last year over alleged abuse in elderly care homes. Families say the system to protect vulnerable adults sometimes doesn't work. Also, one in 3 HGVs stopped in roadside safety checks has mechanical defects so serious the vehicle is taken off the road. A number of trucks are also found to be overweight.