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the unnecessary farce of re-registering care homes, the homes themselves are saddled with star-ratings that are years out of date.
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Adult care providers will be stuck with outdated ratings until at least May next year, following a decision by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to retain old information on its website.
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
Thousands of women fleeing domestic violence, pensioners who rely on home-help support and people with mental health problems could be forced to fend for themselves under expected cuts to a major government support programme, a campaign group warned today.
An ex-care home nurse who ill-treated two elderly patients has been sentenced to 50 hours' unpaid work.
A carer has been found guilty of defrauding a vulnerable widower she was supposed to be looking after by stripping his estate of about £300,000.