Care Standards Bill [H.L.]
Lord Jenkin of Roding (Conservative)
My Lords, the Registered Nursing Home Association wrote:
"Our Vice President, Derek Whittaker, was a member of the Steering Group set up by the CPA. With some 20 years involvement as an owner of a nursing home he had a lot of experience to offer as a practitioner, but repeatedly found himself frustrated by the failure of the group to be prepared to listen to any alternative view".
He had been constantly trying to say that it was the quality of care that mattered, not the number of plugs in the wall, and he was not listened to.