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4 Million Boost for Carers

A raft of new measures that will help support carers were unveiled by Care Services Minister Paul Burstow

Council adult chief steps down following damning CQC verdict

Wirral Council adult services director John Webb is to take early retirement, after the authority's adult care performance was heavily criticised in a Care Quality Commission report.

New Report says Older People at Serious Risk of Malnutrition

One in 10 older people in the UK are at risk from malnutrition according to a new report by the National Association of Care Catering (NACC).

Why are care homes short of registered managers?

Care homes are short of registered managers partly because the CQC has been too busy with their new registration system to register managers! Yet, Cynthia Bower, the chief executive of the CQC says that this puts residents of care homes at risk, but seems unwilling to admit that it is her own organisation has put them at risk.

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.