Monday 10 December 2018
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Priorities for care part of new approach to care for dying people

A new approach to the care of people who are dying based on the needs and wishes of the person and those close to them has been launched today by the Department of Health and welcomed by CQC.

North Somerset care home staff sentenced for ill-treating resident

Three former care home workers who mistreated a resident with Alzheimer's disease have been barred for life from working with vulnerable adults.

Deep regret over patient's 10-hour trolley wait

The firm that runs patient transport for the NHS in Somerset has said it "deeply regrets" leaving a disabled woman waiting 10 hours on a trolley.

Troubled Pentland Hill nursing home closed by Bupa

The troubled Pentland Hill Nursing Home in Edinburgh, which was criticised by the Care Inspectorate, is to be closed by its operator Bupa.

Integrated care needed to tackle dementia

We need a personalised, integrated approach to caring for people with dementia and other long-term disorders, says Age UK Chief Executive Tom Wright.

3 Lives report

The stories of how three young people and their families were let down by learning disability services are at the heart of our new report with the Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF).