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CQC prosecutes provider for failure to appoint managers

The provider of two care homes in Enfield have been fined more than £22,000 for failing to employ registered managers, as required by law.

Carers Week 2015 8th-14 June 2015

Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK.

ADASS budget survey and a warning about deepening cuts

A call to government to protect essential care and support services to the most vulnerable members of our community.

Deprivation of liberty - advice in light of the Supreme Court judgment

In March 2014, the Supreme Court issued a judgment on deprivation of liberty, which clarified what may constitute a situation whereby someone can legally have their liberty taken away.

CQC to act on recommendations of report into procurement

CQC welcomes the fact that there has been an independent review by the Department of Health about the way two procurements were handled in February 2013

Life sentence for Thirsk woman who smothered friend in care home

A woman who smothered an elderly man at a care home has been jailed for life.Heather Davidson, 54, of Thirsk in North Yorkshire, admitted the murder of her 81-year-old friend David Paterson.