Care home closures

Carer Watch members and contacts are notifying us of many care homes/day centres being closed, or under threat of closure. Below are a few examples. Are you/your family being affected by circumstances like these……

Birmingham – George Canning Day centre

A CAMPAIGNER fighting the closure of a Birmingham City Council-run care home has set up an online group branding the authority the “Grim Reaper”.

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Teesdale – West Auckland’s East Green care home

COUNCIL bosses will seriously regret closing a care home used by Teesdale residents, say members of a dale assembly

Battle to save a Leeds care home

Mrs Watson, who told the YEP that routine is important to her mum Mary Sunley, said: “Research shows that the impact of moving people with dementia will shorten their life span, as it adds to the patient’s confusion and dementia.”

South Wales

Actions speak louder in silent protest against care home closure


Many pensioners find the club is the only contact they have with the outside world and the only day they get out of their house in the week.

Lawyer victimised for saving 80 care homes

Yvonne, 53, has prolonged the lives of thousands of vulnerable and frail people in care homes. Indeed, she has saved at least 80 homes from closure by representing their residents.

Hundreds join care home fight

HUNDREDS of people have signed a protest petition aimed at saving an under-threat care home in South Tyneside.
Campaigners are fighting to safeguard Beech Street House residential home in Jarrow, which they fear will be axed by cash-strapped South Tyneside Council



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One Response to “Care home closures”

  1. carerwatch Says:

    A KEY meeting is being held tonight as the battle continues to save a specialist centre for dementia care in South Tyneside.

    There are fears that the council-run Connolly House in Whiteleas, South Shields, could be axed as part of a review of adult social care across the borough

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