Wednesday 17 October 2018
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800,000 'not given help with social care

Hundreds of thousands of older people in England who need social care are not getting any support from the state or private sector, campaigners say.

Undercover Care: The Abuse Exposed

Panorama Tuesday 21:00 on BBC OneOn the top floor of a special hospital, locked away from their families and friends, a group of men and women are subjected to a regime of physical assaults, systematic brutality, and torture by the very people supposed to be caring for them.

CQC publish first of detailed reports into dignity and nutrition for older people

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published the first 12 reports from an inspection programme which examines whether elderly people receive essential standards of care in 100 NHS hospitals throughout England.

Vulnerable must not fall through cracks in GP practice lists

Responding to the Government's "listening exercise" on the Health and Social Care Bill, Baroness Margaret Eaton, Chairman of the Local Government Association, said:

Call for Calm

Thousands of elderly care home residents anxious about the uncertain future of a major care homes operator have been reassured that councils will help the business bounce back.

Skills for Care launch Workforce Development Strategy

Skills for Care has launched a Workforce Development Strategy to help create a capable, confident and skilled adult social care workforce across England.