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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:

Alzheimer's Society comments on the surge in Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard applications

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)