Wednesday 17 October 2018
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Juggling on the back of an elephant?

Des Kelly OBE considers the changing role and the competing demands on the Registered Manager

Care workers admit neglect after nursing home fall

Two care workers have admitted neglect after a pensioner fell from a hoist at a Birmingham care home.

Mossley Manor Care Home criticised by CQC

Some residents at a Merseyside care home were "unkempt" and "smelly" after not having a single shower in four weeks, a watchdog's report has found.

Partners publish progress report on transforming care for people with learning disabilities

The Department of Health, Local Government Association, the Association of Directors of Social Services, Health Education England and the Care Quality Commission have published a joint report giving an update on how we are continuing to work together to make sure people with learning disabilities and/or autism with mental illness, and those with challenging behaviours get the best care possible in settings that are most appropriate to them.

Orchid View care scandal coroner to seek public inquiry

A coroner has said she will call for a public inquiry into institutionalised abuse and neglect at a care home, which contributed to at least five deaths.

CQC updates information on 'safeguarding' children and adults in England

Following legislative changes and the introduction of a inspection regime for health and adult social care services in England, CQC have updated their information on how they work with our partners to make sure people are protected from abuse, neglect and maltreatment.