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Care home insolvencies up 18% in a year

CARE HOMES falling into insolvency have leapt by 18%, new figures reveal.According to Moore Stephens, some 47 care home operators in England and Wales became insolvent last year, up from 40 in the previous year.

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.