NHS England has published new guidance to help ensure patients receive excellent nutrition and hydration care.
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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.
The husband and wife owners of a care home where a 99-year-old woman was left scalded in a bath have been jailed.
Following an opinion piece published in The Guardian, commenting on CQC's inspection approach, our Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Andrea Sutcliffe, said:
Commenting on "Insights into Loneliness, Older People and Well-being, 2015 " published today by the ONS " Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK said:
There were 137,540 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard (DoLS) applications received during 2014/15, the most since they were introduced in 2009.This was found by a report from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)