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