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Care services are facing cuts this year as rises in council tax have failed to plug the gaps in budgets in England, town hall chiefs are warning.
The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Meadow House Nursing Home to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in May.
The NHS contribution towards the costs of a place in a care home with nursing is being increased on an interim basis to £156.25.
In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 127 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the Central region.
Age UK and Carers UK call on the Government to make all jobs flexible by default as a new report reveals the significant impact caring has on employment prospects.