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Neglect common in care homes due to staff ‘burnout’

LocalGov reports on the largest-ever survey of care home staff in England, which has found that neglectful behaviours are widespread due to staff ‘burnout’.

The poll, conducted by University College London researchers, found 26% of staff anonymously reported making a resident wait for care or being aware of someone who had done this.

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Also see: Abuse taking place in 99% of care homes amid 'chronic' underfunding, survey shows (The Independent)