Dozens of care homes across London have been ordered to improve after failing to achieve even basic fire safety standards, a BBC investigation has learned.
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The owner of a third of the Southern Cross-run care homes says it will form a new company to run them itself.
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.
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.
The National Care Association having reflected on the widespread concerns of its members about the performance of the Care Quality Commission...........
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.