Saturday 15 December 2018
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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.

Salford City Council staff bid to run adult social care firm

Greater Manchester council staff are bidding to form their own firm to protect adult social care from budget cuts.

Police probe deaths at Holmdale House Care Home, Ryde

Residents have been moved from a care home on the Isle of Wight ahead of a police inquiry into the deaths of five residents.