Cost of Not Caring. USA Today. Liz discusses how we have replaced hospital beds with jail cells. She talks about all the children that are falling through the cracks. She gives several anecdotal examples of real patients with severe mental illness that never received treatment as a child.
Charlotte Cowen Task B Research and Account Identify two reports on serious failures to protect individuals from abuse. Winterbourne View Hospital Abuse In june 2011, a serious incident occurred known as the winterbourne view hospital abuse. It was a private hospital in South Gloucestershire which was owned and operated by Castlebeck. It was all broadcasted on television in 2011 in a panorama investigation which expose the physical and psychological abuse which was suffered by people who has learning disabilities and challenging behaviour within the hospital. The local social services and the English national regulator, Care Quality Commission, had received various warnings but the mistreatment continued.
Immediate inspection after the first death found various failings such as pressure mattresses not being used correctly, residents not receiving appropriate care, no system in place for residents in risk or already having pressure sores. This findings highlighted concerns about the standards of care and the home was closed on July 31 and remaining residents moved to different care settings. Phyllis Marcelle Johnson, the care home manager, has been suspended for 18 months by NMC. Six other members of staff and the owner have been referred to NMC. The report also said that there was a little
A review of the Winterbourne View panorama documentary When I saw on the documentary Winterbourne View hospital this morning, Winterbourne View hospital was a private residential hospital for adults with learning disabilities and autism accommodating approximately about 30 people. A senior nurse named Terry Bryan blew the whistle about the abuse happening in the hospital with vulnerable people. He reported that there was institutional abuse with CQC (Care Quality Commission) but they did not really believe him. Therefore, he resigned from his work and told BBC about the abuse happening on the winterbourne view hospital. This case was first exposed by BBC panorama programme, A BBC journalist named Joe Casey went there for the employment and he succeeded to get the employment as a support worker in the hospital even he does not have any experience and was trained only for one week.
The investigation showed staff members assaulting and using harsh restraining methods on the residents. The abuse they suffered included cold showers, hair pulling and being left outside in freezing weather. The victims were shown on the programme screaming, shouting and they looked terrified one resident even tried to jump out of a second floor window to escape the abuse. Without the investigation and the whistleblowing from the former employee the abuse could still be going on to this day but because of the evidence of abuse Winterbourne view was closed. After the secret filming a serious case review was opened to the abuse at winterbourne view all staff members who inflicted abuse on the residents where charged and taken to court.
This book tells the whole story of mental healthcare from the patient to the family affected by it, how the illness destroyed Sylvia Frumkin’s life and how she dealt with it, how the system did and didn’t help her, and how she persevered. Sylvia provided the book’s title. She was a student at New York’s High School of Music and Art when she had her first psychotic break. At 16, in an ambulance on the way to the hospital, she asked her mother “Is there no place on earth for me?” It’s a question she asked again and again over the years and by the book’s end, this question haunts me as well. Should patients be locked up in a mental institution or among our communities?
204 Task B Example 1 On May 31 2011, BBC 1’s programme Panorama aired ‘Undercover Care: The Abuse Exposed’. The programme showed undercover film of staff at Winterbourne View, a private hospital near Bristol, abusing adults with severe learning disabilities. A reporter for Panorama, Joe Casey, had spent five weeks secretly filming whilst working undercover and said it was “the hardest thing” he had done. Panorama had initially been alerted to the story by Terry Bryan, a former nurse at the hospital who had had serious concerns. On June 1 2011, four people were arrested and the hospital owners, Castlebeck, suspended 13 employees.
Guilt can cause a lot of emotional issues with an individual as I know personally first hand. Conrad also was dealing the fact that his mother was not being the motherly type toward him, and showed very little feeling toward him. Conrad did not feel that his mother gave him the balance and direction a teenage child needs to keep the moving in a positive manner or directions in their life. Beth, his mother was in a state of denial or separation attitude and chose not to express her feeling of love and emotion toward him. I can personally understand what Conrad is going through because those are emotions I dealt with in my life with my father.
Welfare is receiving without having to earn what has been given. This causes people to lose respect for their belonging because they didn’t have to work hard to get them, and people on welfare will not respect others belongings because they will not understand that they had to work to get their possessions. People on welfare lose a lot if not all the values that society holds to be the foundation of the working man’s way of life. They lose their sense of right and wrong and this is not the intended purpose of welfare. People on welfare somehow have a sense of entitlement that is extremely unrealistic.
Everyday people stand by and stare as an innocent person is picked apart by the harsh words or tainted comments that are thrown at them by this so called “bully”. Although we wish we could do something we feel weak and think that leaving and not looking back will stop making us feel guilty. This is not true as the person’s suffering continues making them feel more alone than ever before. They watched their only chance walk away with no remorse or consideration of what’s really going on or how they feel. Whether they are being physically, emotionally or sexually abused you’re still responsible for doing nothing about it.