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Basic care given to elderly in hospital 'alarming'

Too many hospitals in England are falling short in the most basic care they are giving elderly patients, inspectors say.

Wait for care home fees refunds 'could be three years'

Families in Wales who may have been wrongly charged care home fees could have to wait another three years before hearing whether they get a refund.

Legal meeting for Winterbourne View families

A meeting has been held between solicitors and families of those affected by allegations of abuse at a Castlebeck-operated Bristol care home

The snakes and ladders of regulation and inspection

Jo Williams admits defeat on excellence. Good.Care Homes will be inspected at least once a year. Good. PCAs (provider compliance assessments) are going. Good. What next?

Personal health budgets to be rolled out from October 2012

People receiving continuing healthcare support from the NHS will have the right to ask for a personal health budget, by April 2014

RNHA Say CQC has imposed Disproportionately High Fees

The registration and inspection fees the Care Quality Commission (CQC) charges nursing homes are way over the odds compared with the fees it charges large NHS hospitals, it has been claimed.