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Care home operators reminded of legal obligations

Care home providers have been reminded of their obligation to comply with consumer law by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). As part of its...
People encouraged to raise care concerns

People encouraged to raise care concerns

People are being encouraged to speak about their experiences of care as part of a campaign to improve standards in England. Research by the Care...
Commissioner outlines three priorities for older people

Older People’s Commissioner for Wales sets out ambition

Heléna Herklots has invited individuals and organisations to work with her to improve the lives of older people in Wales. The Older People’s Commissioner for...

Bubb calls for end to institutional care following latest Panorama exposé

The head of the taskforce set up to review inpatient services for people with learning disabilities in the wake of the Winterbourne View scandal...

Trio of councils to pilot regulator’s assessments

Three councils have been chosen to pilot the Care Quality Commission’s local authority assessments, beginning this month. Pilots at Birmingham and Nottingham city councils and...

CareLineLive’s growing partnership with NHS trust helps free up beds

Homecare management software provider CareLineLive has expanded its partnership with Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (MSEFT), helping to free up hospital beds...

Government urged to rethink approach to retirement housing

Over a third (35%) of older people would consider moving home, with nearly a quarter (24%) of retirees potentially needing to downsize, research from...
Social care organisations write to minister over mental capacity changes

Younger people would consider career in adult social care, survey finds

More than half (64%) of people aged 18-34 would consider changing jobs for a career in adult social care. A survey of 2,020 adults by...

Bluebird Care services become employee-owned

Full ownership of five Bluebird Care branches have been transferred to its management and care teams. The branches stretch from the outskirts of London to...

Care provider fined £24,800 for failures

A care provider has been ordered to pay more than £24,900 after it failed to protect a person living in one of their services...