Tuesday 16 January 2018
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Basic home care help breaching human rights

Basic care for the elderly in their own homes in England is so bad it breaches human rights at times, an inquiry says.

Alzheimer's: Deep brain stimulation 'reverses' disease

Scientists in Canada have raised a tantalising prospect - reversing Alzheimer's disease.Brain shrinkage, declining function and memory loss had been thought to be irreversible.

CQC should identify and share good practice

The English Community Care Association (ECCA), has responded to the current CQC consultation on proposed changes to the judgement framework and enforcement policy

Buyer Beware

Giles Gillingham from rhw solicitors in Surrey, highlights pitfalls in the current CQC registration process and argues for a change.

NHS to prioritise dementia care

Dementia has been made a high level priority for action in the new NHS Operating Framework.

Woman with bedsores not turned at Littleport care home

An elderly woman died with severe bedsores after she was not regularly turned by staff at a Cambridgeshire care home, an inquest has heard.