Thursday 15 November 2018
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Care providers slam CQC over hike in fees

Providers have slammed Care Quality Commission plans to raise the fees they pay for registration as unfair and poor value.

Care homes set to raise fees after landmark judgement

Councils will face more pressure to increase fees for care providers after a landmark legal ruling forced an authority to raise its rates.

People with dementia must not be overlooked by Mental Health Strategy

The government today announced plans for the 'No health without mental health' Strategy.The aim of the strategy is to give a new emphasis on early intervention and prevention to tackle the underlying causes of mental ill-health.

Loneliness 'hidden killer' for older people

Loneliness is the "hidden killer" among the elderly and as great a threat to health as obesity or smoking, a group of charities has said.The warning came as five organisations joined forces on Tuesday morning to launch a Campaign To End Loneliness aimed at tackling isolation among older people.

Cleveleys care home death woman's bed was 'set alight'

The daughters of a 96-year-old woman who died after her bed was set alight in a care home have appealed for information over her "horrific" death.

Chaotic state of care

Martin Green Chief Executive of ECCA speeks out via Daily Telegraph