As the outcry at CQC's failure to inspect care homes intensifies, we are in danger of harking back to former regimes of regulation which may have been better but were far from perfect" says John Burton, Head of the Association of Care Managers (ACM).
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The Health Professions Council is planning to professionalise sections of the social care workforce in England with a national registration scheme for care staff, Community Care has learned.
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A nursing home has been fined £18,000 after an 81-year-old woman was dropped to the ground from a faulty bed sling.