Thursday 20 September 2018
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Self funders of care services paying more than ever before says Age UK

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% £380 million) in the last year and is likely to continue to increase each year.

CQC has moved to a new four region structure

The CQC has moved to a new four region structure to support the improvements to their model.

CQC publishes 18 more reports from its review of services for people with learning disabilities

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.

Seventh resident dies of flu at nursing home in Broughty Ferry

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 complete move to area networks

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.

Midway Care Group brings a fresh perspective

A small, but rapidly expanding operator in the West Midlands is leading the way in the learning difficulties care sector.