Thursday 23 November 2017
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Quality of district nursing care under threat

Unmanageable caseloads and shortages of staff in district nursing services are compromising quality of care for some patients according to a new report from The King"s Fund.

Care unit to close after Saltshouse Haven inadequate rating

Thirteen people will be forced from a care unit that is set to close after a residential home was deemed unsafe.

Dehydration contributed to care home death

A lack of fluid intake contributed to the death of an 85-year-old man at a home he went to for two weeks' respite care, an inquest has found.

Drug removes Alzheimers hallmark amyloid protein from the brains of people with early-stage disease

New research has shown a drug can remove the Alzheimer"s disease hallmark amyloid protein from the brains of people in the early stages of the disease.

Cambridge domiciliary care service is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Future Care Solutions in Fulbourn, Cambridge, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in May.

Care Forum Wales chairman: Triple whammy hitting care homes

Urgent action is needed to deal with the "triple whammy" hitting care homes and domiciliary care companies, the chairman of Care Forum Wales has said.