Category: Social Care

Leonard Cheshire £18m per year in red

Back in March, Leonard Cheshire’s Chief Executive Ruth Owen sent round the following letter. Dear Colleague, If you were able to join me on the call yesterday, you will already know the situation we face. I’m following up in writing as I shared a lot of information on that call which I know can be…

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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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