Older people who need social care are paying more than ever before, according to Age UK. New analysis suggests that private spending on social care has risen by 4.5% Â£380 million) in the last year and is likely to continue to increase each year.
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The CQC has moved to a new four region structure to support the improvements to their model.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) today publishes a further 18 reports from a targeted programme of 150 unannounced inspections of hospitals and care homes that care for people with learning disabilities.
A seventh person has died in an outbreak of a flu virus at a nursing home in Broughty Ferry, it has been confirmed.
Skills for Care has completed a move to area networks that will provide more flexible support to adult social care employers to develop the skills and knowledge of 1.56 million workers across England.
A small, but rapidly expanding operator in the West Midlands is leading the way in the learning difficulties care sector.