Friday 14 December 2018
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Living wage threat to care homes

Paying the National Living Wage will be the "last straw" for some care homes already struggling with rising costs, providers have said.

CQC welcomes drive to cut red tape

The Government has published its findings from The Cutting Red Tape Reviews carried out across three sectors, including adult social care.

Sunnyfield Support Services is rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the quality of care provided by Sunnyfield Support Services as Outstanding.

Carer and managers 'neglected' residents at Penzance care home

A care worker slapped and swore at vulnerable and elderly residents, a court has heard. Carer Emma Morse and the home's manager and a company director all neglected residents at the home in Penzance, Truro Crown Court heard.

Blocking brain inflammation could lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's disease

A study, published in the journal Brain, has found that blocking a receptor in the brain that regulates immune cells could protect against some of the changes to memory and behaviour seen in Alzheimer's disease.

New Report Highlights Worrying Trend in Care Homes

A new report from the Patients Association called "Survey of medicines related care of residents with dysphagia in care homes"has found as many as 50% of residents are affected by swallowing difficulties (dysphagia), which can make tablets difficult or even impossible to swallow.