Monday 17 December 2018
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Care worker Melissa Swift admits murder attempt

A care worker has admitted trying to murder three colleagues by adding bleach to drinks at a West Midlands care home.

Nottinghamshire care homes: Three of six to stay open temporarily

Three of six care homes threatened with closure will remain open for an additional three years under proposals from a county council.

Elderly care costs require councils to divert 1.1bn in April

Councils will be forced to divert £1.1bn from local services in April due to the escalating cost of caring for the elderly, new analysis reveals.

Are you ready for the fundamental standards?

CQC publish guidance on how the 46,000 health and adult social care providers and services across England can meet the Government"s new care regulations

Information published on the use of hidden cameras in health and social care settings

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is publishing information for families, carers and those who use health and adult social care services to help people make appropriate decisions on the use of hidden cameras, or any type of recording equipment, to monitor someone's care.

Independent Age Response - New Council Workforce Figures Released

Adult social services: new council workforce figures released by HSCICIn response Simon Bottery, Director of Policy at Independent Age, said: