Category: Social Care

Leonard Cheshire selling 17 homes

Leonard Cheshire have a history of closing care homes without any proper regard to those who live in them. Notable recent examples include Greathouse and Honresfeld, both closed with indecent haste following Leonard Cheshire’s autocratic decision. I am disturbed to hear that on Monday Leonard Cheshire’s 7,500+ staff were informed that they are selling off…

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Leonard Cheshire’s bonfire of user empowerment

Governance failures I’ve already noted all is not well at Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD): the Chief Executive and the Head of HR left at no notice. (LCD’s PR team told a Third Sector magazine journalist that Pelham would stay on until replaced, but now LCD refute having said any such thing.) Now the Interim Chief…

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Blood on the carpet at Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire announced on 11th March that their CEO Clare Pelham was resigning. A spokeswoman for the charity said Pelham, who has no immediate role to move to, would stay in post until her successor was appointed and had no set date for leaving. “Acting” Chief Executive Leonard Cheshire’s website was updated on the afternoon…

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