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Woman with dementia in dirty home gets council pay-out

An elderly woman with dementia left in an unclean and unhygienic home in Worcestershire has got compensation

Improvements to National Minimum Data Set for Social Care are being rolled out

After consultations with sector employers Skills for Care has announced significant changes to the National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) designed to make it easier to input their data.

Call to cut hospital beds and improve dementia care

The number of NHS hospital beds in the UK should be cut by at least 10% to free up funds for dementia care, a group of MPs and peers says.

Rose Villa care home abuse inquiry: Staff suspended

Allegations of abuse are being investigated at a home for people with learning disabilities in Bristol.

Southern Cross set to shut down and stop running homes

Landlords owning all 752 care homes in the Southern Cross Group have said they want to leave the group. "It is currently envisaged that the existing group will cease to be an operator of homes," an update on the restructuring process said.

Ex-Care Quality Commission head explains resignation

The former head of the Care Quality Commission has said the model of an independent regulator for care in the NHS could not be satisfactory.