Tuesday 21 November 2017
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Failing care homes may 'slip net'

A new way of checking up on care homes for the elderly in England will put vulnerable residents at greater risk, says a union representing inspectors.

CQC report reveals care home size is increasing

The average size of a care home is growing despite larger homes offering lower quality care, figures from the Care Quality Commission reveal.

40,000 Older People in Care Isolated New Research Reveals Up

Up to 40,000 older people living in care in England are at risk of social isolation according to national charity The Relatives & Residents Association (R&RA).

Adass urges ministers to justify 'no need for care cuts' claim

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services is seeking an urgent meeting with government over its claim that councils have no excuse to cut adult care services over the coming years.

North Wales care home firm for sale within weeks

Administrators running a north Wales care homes group say they expect to advertise the business for sale within a month.The Southern Care Group, which runs nine homes in Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham, went into administration two weeks ago.

Care groups warn on government funding reform pledges

Care groups are warning the government risks failing to deliver on a pledge to reform the funding system for the long-term care of elderly people in England.