Saturday 21 October 2017
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Care home nurse who slept on duty suspended

A nurse who was recorded snoring when she should have been looking after residents at an East Yorkshire care home has been suspended for a year.

Insulin resistance increases risk of Alzheimers

Rising numbers of people who are resistant to insulin or who have type 2 diabetes may also have an increased risk of Alzheimers disease according to a new study published in Neurology.

Number of social care providers going bust doubles

Insolvencies in the health and social care sector are up by 49% in the first half of this year following council spending cuts.

CQC lurches from one blunder to another - time for government to step in and sort out this chaos

As CQC struggles to complete the unnecessary farce of re-registering care homes, the homes themselves are saddled with star-ratings that are years out of date.

Care providers to be stuck with poor ratings until May

Adult care providers will be stuck with outdated ratings until at least May next year, following a decision by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to retain old information on its website.

study highlights stress of caring

One of the most difficult times when caring for a person with dementia is the period before diagnosis according to a study published online in the British Medical Journal