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'Hidden cameras' in care homes

Adult and elderly people living in care homes could be under constant surveillance if proposals from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) are put into place. The CQC wants to use hidden cameras to help with inspections after a number of scandals.

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Care home proposals would 'inspire' workers

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) want to "inspire" workers looking after elderly and adults patients to provide better care, the new head of the CQC told Daybreak.

Andrea Sutcliffe denied a ratings system for care homes would create a divide between outstanding facilities, which would become oversubscribed, and other homes which had not done so well.

She explained: "What we want to do is to encourage people to improve so that we don't get into that situation. We need to make sure that there are good services available."

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