Sunday 9 December 2018
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CQC fines Epsom care home 4,000 for failure to employ a registered manager

A care home provider which failed persistently to comply with national standards regarding the employment of a registered manager has been fined £4,000 by the Care Quality Commission.

Outstanding West London home care service

A service that provides personal care and support at home to people living across the west London boroughs of Hounslow, Richmond, Hillingdon, Kingston and Wandsworth has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

Herne Bay care home lift crush death bosses fined 60k

The former owners of a care home, where a worker was fatally crushed in a lift, have been fined £60,000.

Skills for Care launch 'Good and outstanding care guide

Skills for Care has launched a "Good and outstanding care guide" to help employers thinking about what they can do to secure a good or outstanding rating when they are inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Millions of older people struggling financially despite 3.5 billion in unclaimed benefits

Age UK is highlighting the rise in pensioner poverty and urging older people to check if they could be eligible to claim any additional benefits.

Lack of money' prompts care firms to end council contracts

Care firms have cancelled contracts with 95 UK councils, saying they cannot deliver services for the amount they are being paid, a BBC Panorama investigation has found.