A former care home manager who was jailed for the manslaughter of an elderly resident has been struck off.
As part of a Which? investigation, we asked three actors to spend a week of their lives in four randomly chosen residential and nursing homes. The investigation raised serious worries about some of the care in the homes, including safety concerns, poor nutrition and even one case of potential abuse.
The manager with strategic responsibility for Mid Staffs Hospital said she was deeply, deeply sorry for what happened but refused to admit that her failure to intervene when presented with clear signs of neglect and abuse was serious
The deaths of 14 elderly residents in a care home blaze could have been prevented by a "suitable" fire safety plan, an inquiry has concluded.
The number of councils in England cutting back on free adult social care has increased by 13% this year, a survey has suggested.
Priory Group, whose finance and administration centre is in Darlington, has bought the Craegmoor Group, making it the market leader in mental healthcare and specialist education.