West Sussex disability care homes investigated

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Police inquiries and unannounced inspections have been carried out at disability care homes in West Sussex.

They were in response to "significant safeguarding concerns" after a number of reported deaths.

The Care Quality Commission was alerted to Sussex Health Care services by West Sussex County Council.

The provider said it is "working openly with the police to support the investigation".

New placements have now been suspended to eight homes run by the organisation.
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Sad, so sad. Another unfolding story to watch with interest
Really worrying, but you all know how many problems I'm having at the moment. We need far more properly qualified care staff who can meet the needs of those who can't speak up for themselves.