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Nearly 1,000 care homes are without a registered manager, says regulator

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said today (8 October) that nearly 1,000 residential care homes do not have a registered manager in place, despite this being a requirement of the new Health and Social Care Act 2008.

Severe neglect' before deaths at Northampton care home

Five elderly people who died within two weeks of each other at a care home in Northampton suffered "severe neglect", an official inquiry has concluded.

Post-hospital care given extra 70m

More money is being made available to the NHS in order to improve care for elderly people who are discharged from hospitals in England.

Hundreds of thousands could gain access to Alzheimers treatments

Hundreds of thousands of people with Alzheimers disease who have been denied medical treatment could soon be given access to life-changing drugs on the NHS.

CQC seeks boost in credibility

Just when the shambles of re-registration is about to be revealed, the Care Quality Commission has attempted to divert attention by releasing misleading information about"taking strong measures to protect people"

Vulnerable elderly 'forced to pay for medical care'

Vulnerable elderly people are being unfairly forced to pay for health care, the new chairman of the House of Commons health committee says.