Tuesday 18 September 2018
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Minister Rapped for Besmirching Reputation of Care Homes Through over Generalised Comments

The Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA) has accused care minister Norman Lamb MP of besmirching the reputation of care homes across the countrywith ill-chosen, over-generalised comments likely to create a negative impression of the quality of service they provide.

Councils could face an additional 1.58 bn annual bill

The amount of people who would be happy to reduce their assets below the £23,250 threshold in order to ensure the state pays for the majority of their long-term care has almost doubled over the last year from 23% (2013) to 40% (2014).

Leicestershire County Council 'overcharged for care package

A man claims to have been overcharged by nearly £2,000 for his father's home care by Leicestershire County Council.

Broadstairs care homes closed at short notice

Two care homes in an east Kent town have been ordered by inspectors to close with immediate effect.

RNHA Challenges CQC Chairmans Intention to Take More Care Homes to Court

The Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA) says it is surprised and disappointed that the Care Quality Commission expects in future to be much morelikely to use the courts to drive up standards in failing care homes.

870,000 older people do not receive crucial care help

New research from Age UK reveals that 870,000 older people between 65 and 89 now have unmet needs for social care.