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
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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
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.
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.
Local councils and other non-protected government departments have been ordered to draw up savings plans worth as much as 40 per cent of their budgets ahead of the Spending Review on 25 November.