Wednesday 16 January 2019
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New quick guide - helping to prevent infection

This new quick guide from NICE and SCIE covers the basics of infection prevention in care homes.

Abusive Cornwall care home nurse struck off

A nurse has been struck off after her abusive behaviour towards colleagues and dementia patients was exposed on the BBC's Panorama programme.

Poorest pensioners almost solely dependent on the State Pension to get by

For the poorest pensioners, three in every four pounds (78%) of their income comes from the State Pension, rising to approaching nine in every ten pounds (86%) when State benefits are included, according to a new report by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI), sponsored by Age UK.

Latimer Grange care home residents removed by council

A care home under investigation for neglect has had its county council contract terminated.

NCF responds to Ministerial Reshuffle

On Monday January 8th, the first stages of the ministerial reshuffle have taken place, and there are a number of key changes which impact on social care.

Leigh burglar jailed for sex attack on woman, 96

A burglar who broke into a care home and sexually assaulted a 96-year-old woman with dementia has been jailed.