Hundreds of Cornwall’s elderly residents in care classed as “needs improvement” – the same as Clinton House

Posted By on 17th December 2016

The best and worst of Cornwall's care homes

Hundreds of frail, vulnerable elderly people in Cornwall are living in care homes which meet the same standard of care as St Austell’s Clinton House, recently exposed in a BBC Panorama documentary as “grim and unsafe.”

A survey of official inspection reports, posted online by the Care Quality Commission, reveals that 28 residential and nursing homes in Cornwall are currently described as “needs improvement.”

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