Thursday 20 September 2018
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Union calls for learning disability service cuts rethink

A trade union has called for Somerset County Council to rethink plans to outsource learning disability services to the private sector.

CQC criticised after woman assaulted in care home

The Care Quality Commission is being criticised for failing to take sufficient action after undercover filming showed an 80-year-old woman being slapped by a care worker.

Forget about 'social care pot of gold

There will be no "pot of gold" to answer the prayers of councils struggling to look after the elderly, according to social care chiefs.

Plundering care home finance boss Jenny Glanister jailed

A woman who stole more than £330,000 a Northamptonshire care home to fund a luxury lifestyle has been jailed.

Plans to cut home care spending in Worcestershire

Plans have been put forward to limit the amount a council pays towards the cost of supporting people's home care.

Nottinghamshire care worker cleared of sex abuse

A former hospital worker has been cleared of sexually assaulting three women after a week-long trial at Nottingham Crown Court.