Saturday 15 December 2018
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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.

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".