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Inpatients with learning disabilities and autism to receive case reviews

All 2,250 patients with learning disabilities and autism who are inpatients in a mental health hospital will have their care reviewed over the next...

CQC commissions review into regulation of Whorlton Hall

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has commissioned David Noble to undertake an independent review into how it dealt with concerns raised by a former...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Scottish Care slams government’s digital strategy

A government strategy into how digital technology can help improve health and care delivery in Scotland has been criticised by Scottish Care because it...

McCarthy & Stone chief to step down as spring trade dips

Retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone has issued a profit warning because of poor spring trade, with chief executive Clive Fenton announcing he is to...

Suffolk care home fined for unsafe care

The manager and owner of a Suffolk care home has been fined at Ispwich Magistrates’ Court following an investigation into the death of a...

Ombudsman tells councils not to cap personal budgets

Local authorities have been warned they are not allowed to set caps on personal budgets when calculating the cost of people’s care, following an...

Insights into registered manager role revealed

Exploratory research into the work of registered managers has been carried out to help tackle problems with succession planning. Skills for Care embarked on the...

Number of teenagers in care rises by more than 20%

The number of teenagers in care in England has increased more than a fifth over the past five years. A report published by the children’s...

Social care complaints not being used to improve sector

Councils are lacking a consistent approach and not making the most of the opportunities to learn from annual complaint reports about social care. Reports focused...

Impact Healthcare buys £2.8m care home

Investment trust Impact Healthcare REIT has bought Yew Tree Care Centre in Redcar, North Yorkshire, for £2.8m from Monarch Alternative Capital LP. The 76-bed nursing...