Wednesday 17 October 2018
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New principles of workforce integration launched

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.

Independent Age Response to PAC Report on Adult Social Care in England

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.

Inspirational recognition for Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care

Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Andrea Sutcliffe, scooped special recognition at an event celebrating the most inspirational women from all areas of healthcare.

Fosse Court care home closes following ill-treatment allegations

The owner of a care home where four staff were arrested over allegations of ill treatment has decided to close it to all residents.

Des Kelly calls for informed debate on the future of residential care

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.

Carer 'smeared excrement' on face of elderly dementia patient

A carer smeared excrement on the face of a mentally incapacitated man aged in his 90s, a court has heard.