Tuesday 25 September 2018
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Staff and care users given control of social care

Care Services Minister Paul Burstow will tomorrow (14 April) send out a strong message to councils aimed at encouraging joint working across health and social care and making personalised care a reality.

Sheffield nursing home admits fault over woman's death

A nursing home has admitted it was at fault after a woman died when she was left to suffer with pressure sores.

Sussex care home fire murder accused takes stand

A care worker accused of starting a fire that killed a pensioner has broken down in tears in the witness box under cross-examination at Lewes Crown Court.

How exercise is helping people living with dementia

Exercise - gentle walking, a moderate gym session or even dancing and a sing-song - can help people cope with the devastating impact of dementia, researchers believe.

Southern Cross boss steps aside

The chairman of Britain's biggest care homes provider has stepped aside as the group was braced for an "intense" period of restructuring talks.

The Claptrap and Quackery Commission

If it sounds like claptrap and it looks like quackery . . . yes . . . it's CQC. The Claptrap and Quackery Commission (CQC) are misleading the public by publishing reports intended to give the impression that care homes are regularly inspected.