Tuesday 11 December 2018
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Staff sacking and suspensions over poor elderly care

One staff member has been sacked and seven suspended from one of England's largest care homes after an undercover probe by BBC Panorama found poor care.

Response to the interim report from the Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England

Jackie Ashley, Columnist, The Guardian, gave her response to the interim report from the Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England at The Kings Fund launch event.

Introducing the interim report for the Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England

Kate Barker, Chair of the Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England, introduces the findings of the commission's interim report at our launch event.

Care home manager jailed for theft from residents

A care home manager has been jailed for eight months after stealing hundreds of pounds to play bingo.

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.