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The Excellence Award Expected to be Put on Hold

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

Care home to close amid probe

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

Self-assessed poor health could be an indicator of dementia risk

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

CQC launches consultation on fees

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 conference: Healy in private care home pledge

Labour would ban some firms from running care homes to stop another Southern Cross crisis.

Care Home Manager Acquitted of Neglet Charges

Miss Chan Teeluck of Stone, Dartford and ex-Manager of care home, Shakti Lodge, Dartford has been acquitted of four counts of neglect.