Tuesday 20 March 2018
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Care home cost-cutting 'disgraceful', says judge

A judge has criticised care home owner Bupa over the cost-cutting pressure it placed on a manager.

Home care for elderly branded 'shocking and disgraceful'

The standards of care provided for older people in their homes in the UK has been labelled "shocking and disgraceful" by a consumer group.

Residential care is being squeezed says Bupa

Residential care homes are experiencing a decline in residents as lack of funding is forcing more people to be looked after in their own homes. Bupa said the squeeze has left funding levels 'worryingly inadequate' as it saw occupancy rates in its 302 UK care homes fall from 88% to 87.3% over the last year.

RCN sets out care homes plan

Care homes are struggling to provide high quality care for residents with complex medical conditions, against a backdrop of a severe funding, equipment and staff shortages, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

Sunnyside House scoop Winner of Winners prize at Skills for Care's Accolades

Sunnyside House have beaten off strong competition at the prestigious Skills for Care Accolades to scoop the Winner of Winners award.

Brain training improves cognitive function

Brain training can help improve cognitive function in older people with dementia according to research by scientists in Japan.