Wednesday 19 September 2018
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Police inquiry care home in Wokingham rated 'inadequate'

An elderly care home being investigated by police over allegations of neglect has been rated as inadequate by the care watchdog.

Action needed to ensure high quality and personalised care for everyone at the end of their lives, urges CQC

A national review by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that people from certain groups in society are experiencing poorer quality care at the end of their lives than others because providers and commissioners do not always understand or fully consider their specific needs.

NHS double standard for people with dementia in care homes

The NHS is providing a second-class service to many of the 280,000 people with dementia who live in care homes in England.

Crisis- what crisis? understanding the social care sector

NCF Blog by Des Kelly OBEDes Kelly OBE considers the crisis that propelled care homes into the headlines again this week

Quarter of UK care homes at risk of closure

More than a quarter of care homes in the UK are in danger of going out of business within three years, figures obtained by BBC Radio Four suggest.

Bradford care home neglect jury discharged

The jury in the trial of a care home manager and one of his staff has been discharged after the judge ruled it was unfair to continue with the case.