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A care home provider which failed persistently to comply with national standards regarding the employment of a registered manager has been fined £4,000 by the Care Quality Commission.
A service that provides personal care and support at home to people living across the west London boroughs of Hounslow, Richmond, Hillingdon, Kingston and Wandsworth has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.
The former owners of a care home, where a worker was fatally crushed in a lift, have been fined £60,000.
Skills for Care has launched a "Good and outstanding care guide" to help employers thinking about what they can do to secure a good or outstanding rating when they are inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Age UK is highlighting the rise in pensioner poverty and urging older people to check if they could be eligible to claim any additional benefits.