Tuesday 11 December 2018
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Refreshed Recruitment and Retention Strategy launched

A refreshed Adult Social Care Workforce Recruitment and Retention Strategy created by the sector for the sector has been launched.

CQC welcomes proposals for ratings to be displayed

The Department of Health has today launched a consultation on plans to ensure that all providers given ratings by CQC display those ratings to help the public see how they are performing and make more informed choices about their care.

Policymakers must wake up to ageing population

Policymakers must 'wake up' to the significance of our ageing population.A new manifesto entitled Getting Ready for Ageing by the Ready for Ageing Alliance is calling on policymakers in Government and beyond to start engaging seriously with the trend towards longer lives.

Cuts forcing English councils to limit social care

Almost 90% of councils in England no longer offer social care to people whose needs are ranked low to moderate, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (Adass) has said.

Guidance to tackle restraint

CQC and the NHS Confederation's Mental Health Network have worked with the Department of Health on guidance published last year on minimising all forms of restrictive practices so they are only used as a last resort.

Ofcom rejects Panorama care home complaint

A care home that featured in a Panorama investigation into elderly care was not treated unfairly by the BBC programme, the broadcasting regulator has ruled.