Thursday 18 January 2018
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A commitment to care

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb pledges his and the Department of Health"s full support for the Social Care Commitment.

Care and Support Alliance investigate consequences of changing eligibility criteria for council-funded care

The Care and Support Alliance (CSA) is releasing findings of an investigation commissioned by people with a disability into government plans for who will and who won't get care under the new system.

Neil Phillips struck off over Brecon care home assault

A care home worker has been struck off after he headbutted a patient with dementia and then lied about the incident.

New common core principles to support good mental health and wellbeing launched at Skills for Care conference

New Common core principles to support good mental health and wellbeing in adult social care were launched today by the Minister of State for Care and Support, Norman Lamb MP at Skills for Care"s national conference in Birmingham.

Vanessa Gent suspended after son-in-law banned from care home

A care home manager has been suspended from nursing for 12 months after she was found guilty of banning a man from visiting his dying mother-in-law.

Care system 'confusing' families

A number of families are being driven to 'breaking point' by an increasingly complex social care system, warns a consumer watchdog.