Apologies for the delay in replying but life has been a bit busy.
Yes, we relocated my brother to a great new care home much nearer to family. All was well for the first 6 or 7 months, then the original care home manager left and his deputy took over. We thought as she had worked there for so many years alongside the original manager all would be well. Alas no!
It seems that you should be on your guard during times of transition and new management, whatever their background.
We are now dealing with a safeguarding issue and the new manager has been suspended pending a disciplinary hearing. Ho hum, we are on that roller coaster again.
We are confident however that the care service have responded in an appropriate way by suspending the offender and putting in place emergency measures. My brother is a lot happier now though not back to his old self yet.
We will be making a health and welfare deputyship application using a very experienced solicitor with very relevant experience. You may have heard of the judgement last week "Re: Lawson, Mottram and Hopton (appointment of personal welfare deputies) that declared there should be no presumption against the appointment of a welfare deputy and that the wording of the code of practice “requires to be revisited”, as stated by Mr Justice Hayden, Vice-President of the Court of Protection.
I hope things are faring better for you.