'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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Govt: 'No loss of dignity' with surveillance

Hidden cameras could and have helped worried families find out about the kind of care their loved one was receiving, the care minister told Daybreak.

Norman Lamb said "there was no loss of dignity" with surveillance if the Care Quality Commission were on board as it was "all by agreement" and "might expose something dreadful".

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