Operation Jasmine - Age Cymru response

Source : Age Cymru
Published on 25 April 2013 10:30 AM

Age Cymru is backing calls from Nick Smith MP for action following the collapse of the biggest investigation into abuse in care homes in the UK.

Operation Jasmine was looking at allegations of neglect at homes across South Wales.

Our Director of Influencing and Programme Development Victoria Lloyd says:

“Age Cymru supports the call for a public inquiry that would enable any lessons from the Operation Jasmine investigation to be learned in agencies and organisations across the country.

“Age Cymru has worked for a number of years through our elder abuse project and now our Safeguarding Programme to ensure that older people in Wales are protected from abuse wherever they reside.

“We continue to support the development of policy and practice that will reduce the incidence of abuse and to ensure it is dealt with effectively when it does occur.”

If you are a journalist and would like further information, please contact Iwan Rhys Roberts on 029 2043 1562, 07739 894 923, iwan.roberts@agecymru.org.uk

Like us on Facebook - www.facebook.com/agecymru
Follow us on Twitter - www.twitter.com/agecymru

Your Age Cymru

Set your location to see what Age Cymru offers in your local area.

Age Cymru Advice:
08000 223 444
Advice line:
08000 223 444

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

What does Age Cymru do in my area?

Donate today

Help support our work with older people

Donate now



A couple getting advice

About Age Cymru

Find out what Age Cymru does, its history, how it raises money and more about the charity.

Close window
Display options

Set the appearance of this website so you can read it more easily

Text size


To see information relating to England, Northern Ireland or Scotland set your preference below: