Julie Bailey started the campaign group Cure the NHS after witnessing the poor treatment of her mother, Bella Bailey, and other patients on her ward at Stafford Hospital.
She told ITV News' Rupert Evelyn that her family kept a 24-hour vigil around her mother's bed because they were too scared to leave her.
A public inquiry has blamed a failure 'at every level' of the NHS for the abuses at Stafford Hospital that resulted in hundreds of deaths.
The chair of the inquiry into Mid Staffordshire NHS made 290 recommendations to prevent the 'disaster' of Stafford Hospital occurring again.
Managers at Stafford Hospital accept that there were problems on some of the wards. But they say it's now one of the best in the country.