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Kate Terroni appointed as chief inspector of adult social care

Financial worries and Covid taking its toll, CQC insight report finds

Registered managers of adult social care services are suffering from burn out and extreme anxiety due to multiple deaths in settings and financial worries. Care...

Isolation among over 65s on the increase, poll finds

Older people are feeling more isolated as their social contact has reduced during the Covid-19 pandemic, polling by older people’s charity Independent Age has...

People most at risk should have been prioritised, MPs told

Care homes should have been a central focus in pandemic planning, a group of MPs have been told. Giving evidence to a health and social...

Opportunity arises for new social care settlement, says former health secretary

Coronavirus has helped drive integration between health and care systems and offers an opportunity for a new settlement for social care, former health secretary...

Unexpected deaths among people with learning disabilities and autism rise sharply

Figures show there was a 175% increase in unexpected deaths among people with learning disabilities or autism over the period of a month. Care Quality...

Care homes struggling to effectively isolate residents, says survey

More than half of care homes cannot effectively isolate residents who are suspected to have Covid-19, an Alzheimer’s Society survey has found. The charity has...

Deaths in care homes could reach 26,000 in England by end of May, predicts...

Analysis by William Laing, chairman of LaingBuisson, predicts 26,000 older care home residents in England will have died from Covid-19 and collateral damage by...

Care providers concerned over sustainability of services, survey finds

Almost three-quarters of care providers are concerned about the sustainability of their service, a survey by the National Care Association has revealed. Worries about increases...

Worries remain despite downward trend in number of care home deaths

Care providers are worried the number of care and nursing home deaths from coronavirus could rise if lockdown restrictions are lifted too quickly. Figures released...

CQC raises concern over human rights and poor care in mental health services

The health and care regulator has written to mental health service providers over concerns the impact lockdown is having on the human rights of...