Sunday 17 December 2017
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Southern Cross sees third of care homes rescued

The owner of a third of the Southern Cross-run care homes says it will form a new company to run them itself.

Common Core Principles for supporting people with dementia launched

New Common Core Principles for supporting people with dementia have been launched to develop a workforce that will respond confidently to the person with dementia and support the life they want to lead.

CQC report on Winterbourne View confirms its owners failed to protect people from abuse

The Care Quality Commission has published details of the enforcement action it has taken against Castlebeck Care (Teesdale) Ltd which failed to protect the safety and welfare of patients at Winterbourne View.

National Care Association Addresses its Members Concerns about the Care Quality Commission

The National Care Association having reflected on the widespread concerns of its members about the performance of the Care Quality Commission...........

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Care home operators face yet another tough year thanks to local authorities again failing to match theincreasing costs of providing a placement for an elderly resident in the fees which they will pay to placeelderly people in beds in residential and nursing homes.

If you can keep your head . . . when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you

Most care home managers will know the feeling, but some of the good managers in Southern Cross homes (and I know there are some because I've met them) must be wondering where their support is going to come from.