Thursday 13 December 2018
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Almost a million older people cutting back on food

New research from Age UK shows that 960,000 people aged 65 or over have had to spend less on food in the last 2 years.

Labour calls for two-year deadline to move people from LD hospitals

Labour has called on the Government to commit to a two-year deadline to end the practice of placing vulnerable people with learning disabilities in Assessment and Treatment Units " like the former Winterbourne View " for long periods of time.

More Questions than Answers

The Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA) has called on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt for reassurance that his hospital-style "special measures" regime for failing care homes, announced earlier this week, will be both workable and fair.

A year of learning and improvement for CQC

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.

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.