Stories of Care Home residents receiving the wrong medicine

Today we heard stories of Care Home residents in Herne Bay receiving the wrong medicine. In some cases people were given other peoples' prescriptions, or weren't given their medication at all. What's your experience of care homes in Kent?
people being given the wrong medicines in care homes

The Care Quality Commission has today placed St Brelades Care Home in Herne Bay in to special measures following their inspection. Although residents told inspectors that they felt happy and well looked after, the CQC found significant issues in the way the home was run and how they managed peoples' medication.

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Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission, as well as safeguarding team from Kent County Council, will now work with the staff at St Brelades to ensure improvements are made.

You can read all the details about their findings here.

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