Tuesday 11 December 2018
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Profiteering care agency took money from workers

A "profiteering" care agency took hundreds of pounds from low-paid carers who were desperate for work, a BBC London investigation has found.

Western Park View home fined over radiator burns death

A care home has been fined £100,000 after an 85-year-old resident died after becoming trapped between a wardrobe and a radiator.

New Year celebrations for England's first top adult social care ratings

2015 has kicked off with an Outstanding start as England's first three adult social care services celebrate achieving the highest possible rating in providing safe, high-quality and compassionate care.

Age UK calls for safeguards on pension reform

New analysis by Age UK warns that changes coming in April that will allow people to take money from their pension savings could leave signifanct numbers of older people running out of money in retirement.

Launch of new Social Care Commitment website

The new Social Care Commitment website will be launched on the 12 January, and includes the other changes that have been made to commitment as a direct result of employer feedback.

Department of Health work to develop a vision for the future of dementia policy in England

In early 2015, the Department of Health will publish its vision for the future of dementia policy in England. This follows on from the Prime Minister"s 3-year dementia challenge, which ends in March. The document will set a strategic direction for domestic dementia policy to 2020.