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Half of carers may be missing out on vital support they are entitled to, research finds

Research carried out by the charity Carers UK shows that half of carers in the UK may be missing out on vital support which they are entitled to.

More than 46,000 older people stripped of their meals on wheels service

More than 46,000 older people have been stripped of their "Meals on Wheels" service in the past three years, according to The Malnutrition Task Force

More than a tenth of deaths in England and Wales are caused by dementia

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has released the latest figures for deaths registered in England and Wales in 2014,

Too many older people struggling at home are being left to fend for themselves as public services disintegrate says new Age UK report

Too many older people struggling at home are being left to fend for themselves as public services disintegrate " says new Age UK report

Cherishing registered managers - NCF Blog by Des Kelly

Des Kelly OBE reflects on the NCF managers conferenceThe National Care Forum held its 12th Managers Conference on 9 and 10 November 2015. The closing address was given by John Burton (author of the recent publication 'Leading Good Care') who made an impassioned argument for liberating managers, as well as care settings, from the constraints of routines, procedures and systems.

Update on CQCs inspection programme

At its public board meeting on Thursday 22 October 2015, CQC"s chief executive, David Behan confirmed that CQC still expects to inspect every acute NHS trust in England by the end of March 2016, as well as every acute specialist, mental health, community healthcare and ambulance trust by the end of June 2016, using its robust, expert-led, and person-focused regime.