Sunday 21 October 2018
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Government to seek legislation to protect societys most vulnerable people

Plans to strengthen the protection of vulnerable adults by making it a legal requirement for all local authorities to have a Safeguarding Adults Board were today announced by Care Services Minister Paul Burstow.

Remind us, please, what is CQC for?

When the Care Quality Commission took over the work of the Commission for Social Care Inspection, most of us thought that they would continue inspecting and reporting on care homes. But that is not what has happened.

Skills for Care back Learning at Work Day

Skills for Care are backing Learning at Work day with an innovative tool to help frontline adult social care workers with numeracy and literacy skills.

Social care system continues to ignore service users rights and needs, according to new book

Authors of a new book, which is the largest independent study of personalisation and person-centred support to date, say basic human rights are still not being met by the current UK care system.

Parkfields care home report: Killing 'hard to stop'

A report into how a Somerset care home manager was able to kill a resident has said it would have been very difficult to stop it happening even if extra checks had been in place.

Southampton care home bosses win neglect appeal

The former owner and manager of a care home in Southampton have had their convictions for neglecting elderly residents quashed on appeal.