Saturday 24 March 2018
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Plan . . . what plan?

The Care Quality Commission, our very own, very expensive social care regulator, insists that YOU have a plan but THEY don't seem to have a clue, let alone a plan.

Guides for people who receive care in a care home or in their own home.

"Standards of care to expect if you receive support or treatment in a care home or in your own home". CQC have published two important guides for people who receive care in a care home or in their own home.

Care home worker denies hitting 89-year-old resident over head with tray

A care home employee has denied assaulting two elderly residents at the Dundee facility he worked in.

Recognition needed that nursing elderly is 'specialism'

The healthcare system must recognise the need for specialist skills to nurse an aging population if it is to avoid the shocking care failures revealed in the ombudsman's report, senior nurses have warned.

NMDS-SC updated to include Qualifications and Credit Framework

Skills for Cares National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) has been updated so that Englands adult social care employers can now record new qualifications their workers are taking as part of the Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF).

Adult care providers face less scrutiny warns Adass

Adult care directors are seeking urgent talks with the Care Quality Commission over concerns that a new ratings system for providers will reduce scrutiny of services, to the detriment of users.