Saturday 17 February 2018
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Residents moved from Abergele home after neglect report

Some residents have been moved from a care home for the elderly in Abergele after inspectors found evidence of neglect and poor conditions.

Working together to help people raise concerns about adult social care

Together with the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO), we have announced a new arrangement for people who want to raise concerns about adult social care in England which will make it easier for people to complain about their care.

Spot checks into hospital care

Spot checks are to be carried out in hospitals in light of a report prompted by the death of an elderly patient.

Few will hit social care cost cap

Pensioners expecting a government cap on the cost of elderly social care in England to mean help paying their bill are "in for a shock", a report warns.

Whatever happened to the Department of Healths plan for vulnerable older people?

David Oliver Visiting Fellow Kings Fund Back in the summer of 2013, the Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt announced a public consultation on a new plan to improve care for vulnerable older people. This appeared to be very much his personal mission " indeed he went on to say in a speech at The King"s Fund that vulnerable older people would be his "primary focus for the next 12 months".

Strengthening roles and responsibilities in adult safeguarding

CQC have published a new document, which sets out the roles and responsibilities of everyone involved in adult safeguarding.