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Councils Warned about Care Charging Following Ombudsman Complaint - Our Response

Councils warned about care charging following Ombudsman complaint " Independent Age ResponseJanet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, said:

Abertillery care home nurses struck off over 'shocking failings'

Two nurses whose care led to "avoidable harm to vulnerable patients" at an Abertillery care home have been struck off by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

NHS England announces 5 million to spearhead dementia diagnosis drive

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, announced a £5 million funding boost for GPs to increase identification of people with dementia.

What does Adult Social Care look like across CQC's new ratings?

Press Release from CQC: We have set out what Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement and Inadequate Adult Social Care would look like across each of the key areas that we will routinely inspect services against.

Andy Burnham commits to bringing social care into the NHS

Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham has pledged to bring social care into the NHS so that we have one service and one team " an NHS for the whole person.

Woman died after Greencroft Residential Home scalding

A dementia patient died after she was lowered into a scalding bath at a care home, a court has heard.