At the National Care Association's Annual Conference the Care Quality Commission chair Dame Jo Williams said that she saw no prospect of the Excellence Award scheme going ahead after it had received a 'universal thumbs down' by provider bodies
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A West Sussex care home at the centre of a police investigation into alleged ill-treatment and neglect is to close, its operator has said
People who rate their health as poor or fair are significantly more likely to develop dementia later in life according to a study published online in Neurology
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is consulting about changes to the fees it proposes to charge providers of health and adult social care for 2012/13.
Labour would ban some firms from running care homes to stop another Southern Cross crisis.
Miss Chan Teeluck of Stone, Dartford and ex-Manager of care home, Shakti Lodge, Dartford has been acquitted of four counts of neglect.