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.
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Des Kelly OBE reflects on how care providers should best respond to inspection reports on their services
Surrey County Council (SCC) has been warned it faces legal action over the closure of six care homes.
CQC inspectors and other staff are enthusiastically joining in and supporting the third annual Care Home Open Day event on Friday 19 June.
Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director at Age UK said:'The Government"s commitment in the Queen"s Speech to the NHS"s 5 year plan, to increased integration of health and care and to maintaining the triple lock for the basic state pension for the remainder of this Parliament are all good news for older people.
A care home tried to get an injunction to stop publication of a report rating it "inadequate", it has been revealed.