Wednesday 17 October 2018
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CQC ratings to be displayed across care services

People using health or care services will soon be able to see first-hand if we have judged them as Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement or Inadequate.

New regulations and responsibilities for CQC

April will bring significant changes to how we regulate the 49,500 health and adult social care providers and services across the country, which are dedicated to making sure people receive the best care possible at all times.

May Ward Meppershall Care Home death: Owner fined 150,000

A £150,000 fine given to a care home owner over the death of a 100-year-old resident should "set a precedent" for the industry, her son has said.

New guide to help prepare people on what to expect when someone they know is dying

A new guide which prepares people on what to expect when someone is dying has been published by the National Council for Palliative Care.

NHS funded nursing care rates increased from 1 April 2015

The NHS contribution towards the costs of a place in a care home with nursing - for people assessed as requiring the help of a registered nurse - is being increased by 1% for 2015/16.

Abuse care home Wraxall Granary bans secret filming

A care home where workers were secretly filmed mistreating a resident has instructed staff to confiscate any hidden cameras they may find in future.