Tuesday 16 October 2018
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Crawley's Orchid View care home investigated by police

A Crawley care home is under investigation after allegations of irregularities over medication.

First 250 Southern Cross homes transferred

A third of Southern Cross care homes have been transferred to new operators, the company has announced.

RCN launches new commitment to dementia care

The Royal College of Nursing has launched a new commitment to the care of people with dementia in general hospitals.

Research advances understanding of nerve cell death in Alzheimer's

Scientists have moved forward in their understanding of how nerve cells are killed during Alzheimer's disease, according to research published in the Journal of Neuroscience

Dilnot expresses fear proposals 'at risk'

Andrew Dilnot expressed the fear that ministers might consider the scheme too costly and urged campaigners to hold Prime Minister David Cameron to account to ensure that the Government does not use current economic difficulties as an excuse not to act on the issue.

The state of care home regulation

Message to Andrew Lansley and Paul Burstow:Apparently it takes a Health Select Committee several weeks, much weighty deliberation, and a good deal of money to reveal to you, to the world of social care, and to the country that CQC isnt working.