Friday 14 December 2018
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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.

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