Wednesday 16 January 2019
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Giles Gillingham from rhw solicitors in Surrey, highlights pitfalls in the current CQC registration process and argues for a change.

NHS to prioritise dementia care

Dementia has been made a high level priority for action in the new NHS Operating Framework.

Woman with bedsores not turned at Littleport care home

An elderly woman died with severe bedsores after she was not regularly turned by staff at a Cambridgeshire care home, an inquest has heard.

ADASS President throws out offer to private care home owners

ADASS President Peter Hay has made an unprecedented offer to private care home owners to join him and other directors of adult social services in talks about fee levels paid by local councils.

CQC - busy doing nothing at great expense

Or at least busy doing nothing that helps patients and users of social care services.

Code of conduct to be drafted for care workers

A code of conduct and minimum standards of training is to be drawn up for health care assistants and care workers who look after the elderly in England.