Thursday 22 March 2018
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Elderly care demand to outstrip family supply

The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank has warned.

New CQC inspection framework: what does a 'well-led' organisation look like?

Last week the Care Quality Commission (CQC) launched a consultation giving more detail on proposed changes to the way it regulates, inspects and rates health and social care providers, building on the new vision and direction that it set out last year.

Health and social care leaders pledge for more activity in care homes

Leaders from health and social care pledged to improve quality of life in care homes at a summit opened by The Princess Royal, Patron of the College of Occupational Therapists at the Skills for Care London offices.

Chairman of LGA on councils and communities to help lead revolution in tackling dementia

Thousands of people living with dementia are being helped to lead more independent lives, thanks to an initiative being supported by the Chairman of the Local Government Association (LGA).

Independent Age response to Transforming Primary Care

Independent Age welcomes today"s announcement that all people aged over 75 will have a named GP with overall responsibility for their care.

RNHA to Survey Nursing Homes on the Impact of Cutbacks in Social Care Spending

If it sounds too good to be true, then it"s almost certainly too good to be true" is the Registered Nursing Home Association"s(RNHA) verdict on the government"s social care spending plans in the wake of yet another revelation about drastic budget cuts by local authorities for the next twelve months and beyond.