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Going back to square one is not an option for inspection

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).

Regulator looks to professionalise care workers

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.

Protein linked to improved memory

A protein which plays an important role in the development of the brain could help boost memory according to a study published in Nature

Two in court after South Shields care home probe

Two South Shields carers have appeared in court charged with the ill treatment of care home residents after a probe into the death of an 80-year-old woman.

1970s makeover for care home's young dementia patients

Lava lamps, record players and flying ducks are being used by a Cambridgeshire care home to help its younger dementia patients.

Liverpool care home fined after elderly woman dropped

A nursing home has been fined £18,000 after an 81-year-old woman was dropped to the ground from a faulty bed sling.