Friday 14 December 2018
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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.

Stability and continuity prerequisites of quality?

Des Kelly OBE, executive director of the National Care Forum, reflects on the latest NCF workforce survey arguing that it is essential that we are better able to understand the reasons that people leave so that we can take the necessary actions to improve staff stability and continuity of care

Care homes face nurse recruitment 'crisis,' claims forum

Urgent action is needed to attract more nurses into Wales' independent care sector so it can relieve pressure on hospital bed use, says a campaigner.