Friday 19 October 2018
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Merger dropped as NCA back smaller providers

The Board of National Care Association are disappointed to announce that despite extensive discussions, the proposed merger announced last year has not been concluded.

Don't forget to have your say on the future of inspecting and rating care

There"s still time to have your say on the Care Quality Commission's (CQC) plans to change the way it inspects, monitors and rates care services.

Covert surveillance in care: changing my mind - NCF blog by Des Kelly OBE

Should protection and safety trump privacy and dignity? Changing my mind about covert surveillance...

Increase in registered managers since we announced plans to take tough action

CQC have secured a 57% increase in the number of new registered managers across 2439 health and social care services that we targeted in a six-month project.

One in Four Pensioners Struggling Financially Despite Billions Going Unclaimed

A quarter of over-65s are struggling financially, according to new research for Age UK, despite up to £5.5 billion in financial help going unclaimed every year

Third arrest in Old Deanery abuse inquiry

A third woman has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting a resident at an Essex care home following an undercover Panorama investigation.