Slave #Britain: Disgrace of the elderly illegally detained in care homes by secret courts (#welfare #austerity #uk)

Order Of Truth

eld01 They have worked hard and contributed to society all of their lives and look forward to spending their twilight years in peace within their own homes. But having committed NO CRIME, many elderly are forced to move into a care system or hospital where their assets are stolen by councils to pay for care they neither need nor want.

An article in the Daily Mail on the 12th March revealed how a House of Lords enquiry into the effects of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 found that tens of thousands of elderly people  are being deprived of their liberty without any protection of law – ‘de facto detained unlawfully’ according to the report.

The report found that councils often find care homes a cheaper alternative to caring for complex elderly cases in their own homes, and social workers are using the act as an excuse for not providing appropriate…

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