The Care Quality Commission (CQC) made radical changes to how it regulates health and adult social care last year, in order to fulfil its purpose to make sure people receive safe, effective, compassionate and high-quality care in England.
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New Principles of Workforce Integration have been launched at the Local Government Association conference designed to help care professionals to work together to meet people"s care and support needs.
In response to the Public Accounts Committee report on adult social care in England, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, said:The Public Accounts Committee report should act as a stark warning to the government that its flagship Care Act might fail for lack of money.
Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Andrea Sutcliffe, scooped special recognition at an event celebrating the most inspirational women from all areas of healthcare.
The owner of a care home where four staff were arrested over allegations of ill treatment has decided to close it to all residents.
Care homes need to be valued not vilified Des Kelly OBE (NCF Executive Director) responded to alleged comments about the future of residential care services by Simon Stevens.