National Care Association has called on the Care Quality Commission to curtail the practice of consistently highlighting and publishing failures that they identify in the provision of health and social care.
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One year after the Dilnot Commissions report into the funding of long term care, an ICM poll reveals that 89% of English adults believe that older and disabled people shouldn't have to bear all the costs for support with everyday tasks such as eating,washing and dressing, even if they have a small amount of savings.
Most councils are imposing unreasonably short time limits on care for the elderly at home, according to the UK Homecare Association.
Two Bolton women have been jailed for assaulting and verbally abusing two patients at a care home.
Care Services Minister, Paul Burstow, has said that regional variation in the diagnosis rates of dementia must improve.
Laing & Buisson Press ReleaseWhile the long term care sector awaits the government's delayed word on the reformation of funding for elderly care, care home operators face another tough year as the fees which councils pay to place an elderly person continue to fall short of the increase in operating costs.