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Wiltshire Heights care home put in special measures

A Wiltshire care home has been placed in special measures following an unannounced Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection.

New guidance to raise awareness of good nutritional care

NHS England has published new guidance to help ensure patients receive excellent nutrition and hydration care.

UK end-of-life care 'best in world

End-of-life care in the UK has been ranked as the best in the world with a study praising the quality and availability of services.

Briarwood care home owners and worker jailed after resident scalded

The husband and wife owners of a care home where a 99-year-old woman was left scalded in a bath have been jailed.

How will care home inspections get any better?

Following an opinion piece published in The Guardian, commenting on CQC's inspection approach, our Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Andrea Sutcliffe, said:

Response to latest ONS report

Commenting on "Insights into Loneliness, Older People and Well-being, 2015 " published today by the ONS " Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK said: