Friday 23 March 2018
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Plans for greater scrutiny of elderly care in England

Plans to "radically drive up" standards of social care in England to protect the elderly have been unveiled by the government.

Criminal records regime scaled back to common sense levels

Plans are on track to restore common sense to employment vetting processes while ensuring public protection, criminal information minister Lynne Featherstone said as the government responded to an independent review.

HSBC opens new compensation route for NHFA mis-selling

HSBC has opened the way for thousands more potential claims for compensation surrounding advice from subsidiary NHFA.

Probe after elderly woman left on floor by care worker

An inquiry has begun after an elderly woman was left on the floor for almost an hour by a carer following a fall.

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

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) publishes the first five reports from a targeted programme of 150 inspections of hospitals and care homes that care for people with learning disabilities.

Care providers supported by the courts

The English Community Care Association (ECCA), has congratulated the East Midlands Care Association on its Judicial Review victory against Leicestershire County Council.