Northern Ireland's Department of Health has announced the appointment of a consultancy to carry out an independent review into care failings at Dunmurry Manor Care Home, focussing on the actions of the Health and Social Care system.
The Department has appointed CPEA, an independent consultancy company which specialises in social care, to carry out the review.
The review will consider HSC responses to issues at Dunmurry Manor and identify lessons to be learned for the future.
A Departmental spokesperson said: “As the Permanent Secretary has made clear, the Department of Health takes very seriously the issues which have emerged from Dunmurry Manor. This independent review, which we have commissioned CPEA to carry-out, will give us a clear picture of how these care failings came about and, crucially, how we can put systems in place to prevent them occurring again.”
This review is part of a range of actions announced by the Department of Health on 27 June, as detailed here: https://www.health-ni.gov.uk/news/department-health-details-series-measures-care-home-standards
The Department and CPEA will now work to urgently agree terms of reference and methodology for this review.
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