Tuesday 11 December 2018
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Fundamental change needed to end permanent sense of crisis in UK care homes

A unique inquiry into the state of the care home sector for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) today calls for sweeping change to "inject humanity" back into care homes, with personal relationships put at the heart of how they are run and regulated.

Care overhaul leaves over 300,000 struggling alone

A new overhaul of the care system will leave more than 300,000 older and disabled people struggling to live on their own, a coalition of more than 75 charities including Age UK is warning the Government.

Cumbrian care workers jailed after abuse at Penrith home

Three care workers have been jailed for abusing dementia patients at a Cumbria home.

Campsie View Care Home admits resident scalding failings

A care home has admitted health and safety breaches after an 85-year-old resident suffered burns when she was placed in a bath that was too hot.

Carer jailed for Salisbury Milton Manor care home abuse

A carer who abused elderly dementia patients at a care home in Salisbury has been jailed for five months.

Care Quality Commission publishes its fifth annual report on the state of health and care services in England

Over the past year, the Care Quality Commission"s (CQC) inspections have found front line staff delivering excellent care but inspectors have also found poor services where people were not getting the care they should expect. CQC says this variation in the quality and safety of care in England is too wide and unacceptable and has a detrimental impact on people who use health and care services and their families.