News | February 20, 2018

“Thousands of care home residents suffering financial abuse” – Ann Stanyer comments in Care Home Professional

Care Home Professional have given further coverage to Private Client partner, Ann Stanyer’s, recent Freedom of Information request to the Care Quality Commission.

The FOIA found that in the four years to June 2017, 12,968 investigations of potential financial abuse were made by the CQC.

On the data, Ann writes that “Practitioners have serious concerns that the increased digitisation of creation of lasting power of attorney will empower abusers without any reciprocal drive to put statutory safeguards in place.”

Visit the Care Home Professional website to read more.