Thursday 15 November 2018
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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.

New immigration rules will lead to social care skills crisis

Thousands of overseas care workers could be forced out of the country due to a government crackdown on immigration, the English Community Care Association has warned.

England's elderly care funding 'not enough' to cope

A charity has warned care funding is not enough to cope with an ageing society as BBC-commissioned research suggests half of residents in some areas will be aged 50 plus by 2029.

Annual performance assessment - CQC response to minister's announcement

Minister of State for Care Services Paul Burstow announced that the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will no longer conduct an annual performance assessment of councils commissioning of adult social care.

CQC proposes 3.3m hike in fees for care providers

Adult care providers in England face a £3.3m hike in annual regulatory fees next year under proposals launched for consultation today by the Care Quality Commission.

Childrens safety is paramount but old people can be forgotten

Whatever its faults as a regulator,Ofsted does recognize that childrens homes need inspecting twice a year. By what twisted logic and lack of principled direction does CQC believe that care homes for adults do not need inspecting at all? asks John Burton, Head of the ACM