Tuesday 21 November 2017
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Half of care homes in South East told to improve standards

About half the care homes in the South East have been told to improve, with inspectors finding homes "smelling of urine".

CQC outstanding it aint what you do its the way that you do it

NCF Blog by Des Kelly OBE -Des Kelly OBE further reflects on the latest learning from CQC"s "outstanding" services

Police probe neglect allegations at Berkshire nursing homes

Allegations of neglect at two Berkshire nursing homes are being investigated, police have said.

Cornwall care home nurse struck off for slapping woman, 90

A nurse who assaulted a 90-year-old dementia sufferer in a care home has been struck off.

Home care: MS patient calls for carers to be 'valued, rewarded and respected'

A man with multiple sclerosis (MS) who requires almost 24-hour care has said he "can't exist" without the help of care assistants and has called for them to be given more reward for their work.

More than 25,000 people are estimated to be living with dementia in the area covered by the North East Combined Authority.

George McNamara, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at Alzheimer"s Society discusses North East devolution and the future of dementia care.