In the Herald this morning:
FAMILIES have reacted with fury after elderly people were given just 10 days to share their experiences of care homes during the pandemic via social media for an official government-funded report. The Care Inspectorate posted a message on Facebook asking residents or those who receive home care to email or call to set up an telephone interview as part of its “People at the Centre” project. The post provoked an angry response from families who branded it a ‘sham consultation’ and ‘box ticking exercise.’
Read on and you get:
And of course:
The only sign of anything approaching the notion of families is:
Way down the page an expert contradicts the whole argument from the Herald:
So ‘angry families’ adds up to two relatives with unacknowledged links to the reporter both of whom, I suspect are out-of-touch on the extent to which the elderly can handled a tablet or to which carers can be trusted.
Sham? This report is a sham and fake news.