The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has reported the loss of a number of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificates relating to individuals who had applied to become registered managers and providers.
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Research presented today has shown that the drug LMTX may slow down brain shrinkage in some people with mild to moderate Alzheimer"s disease by up to a third.
An Aberdeenshire care home has apologised after an elderly resident was left severely bruised from a fall.
A new good practice guide " Managing care home closures " has been published to help minimise the impact on people, and their families and carers, in the event of a care home closing. This could be in response to poor care, an emergency or market exit.
Decreased ability to identify smells could be an early indicator of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Care services are facing cuts this year as rises in council tax have failed to plug the gaps in budgets in England, town hall chiefs are warning.