Wednesday 16 January 2019
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Winterbourne View hospital staff admit abuse charges

Three staff from a private hospital near Bristol have pleaded guilty to the ill treatment of residents.

People often not at the centre of their own care, says CQC as it publishes reports from its review of services for people with learning disabilities

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) today publishes a further 20 reports from a targeted programme of 150 unannounced inspections of hospitals and care homes that care for people with learning disabilities.

Care for elderly let down by fragmented system

Older people are being let down by a social care system in which they are "passed like a parcel" between services, a committee of MPs has said.

Supreme Court to hear social care cost arguments

The Supreme Court is to hear a case challenging the way councils in England can consider their finances when assessing people for social care.

Care Managers meet the Minister

Registered managers are the keys to progress in social care. Without their leadership and initiative nothing will change. But if registered managers continue to be overwhelmed by outside demands and bureaucracy, service users may miss out.

Man jailed for 94-year-old woman's murder at Bradford care home

A man who sexually assaulted and murdered a 94-year-old woman after breaking into a Bradford care home has been jailed for a minimum of 24 years.