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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.

Care home move breached woman's human rights

The human rights of a woman with dementia were breached when she was moved from her house to a care home, a court has ruled.

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb talks about the biggest reforms to the social care system in more than 60 years.

The Care Act represents the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years, putting people and their carers in control of their care and support. For the first time, the Act will put a limit on the amount anyone will have to pay towards the costs of their care.