Expert Panel member of the Commissioner for Older People Northern Ireland’s statutory review of the failings at Dunmurry Care Home in Northern Ireland

Impact: Policy and legislation

Impact summary

I contributed to the investigation and the drafting of the final report and made several televisions and radio appearances in relation to the report.


Residents of Dunmurry and their families. It has led to significant changes to attitudes in NI in relation to adult safeguarding. It is widely referred to by those campaigning for the reform of the law.
Impact statusComplete
Impact date201718 Jan 2020
Category of impactPolicy and legislation
Impact levelBenefit