People and their families who use a range of different health and social care services could in the future learn more about what the quality of care is like across a whole local area as part of a new pilot project being launched by the Care Quality Commission
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A report into services at a former care home in Immingham makes for "distressing reading" CQC has said.
In response to a new report on the Care Quality Commission by the National Audit Office, entitled Capacity and capability to regulate the quality and safety of health and adult social care, Simon Bottery, Director of Policy and External Relations at Independent Age, the older people"s charity, said:
The need to address the financial consequences of the success story that is our ageing population is universally acknowledged. But the government"s decision to breach an explicit manifesto commitment by delaying reforms to social care funding (phase 2 of the Care Act 2014) until 2020 again demonstrates the apparent inability of successive governments to make headway on this issue.
First hints that amyloid therapies may slow down Alzheimer's - new data presented at Alzheimer's Association International conference
Antibody therapies that clear amyloid plaques from the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease may be the first to slow cognitive decline, according to new research.
In our Annual report and accounts 2014/15 out today, we reflect on how we have progressed from designing, testing and evaluating our new, rigorous and expert-led way of monitoring, inspecting and regulating health and adult social care services across England, to implementing it. This is so that we can make sure people get safe, high quality and compassionate care.