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Confusing contracts causing concern, claims Which?

Care homes are failing to provide contracts and neglecting to tell residents and their families about important terms and conditions, a Which? investigation has...

LaingBuisson announces the acquisition of Good Care Guide

LaingBuisson has acquired a controlling interest in Good Care Guide, one of the leading websites to find, rate and review children’s nurseries, care homes and...

PM under fire over care home comments

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has come under criticism for accusing care homes of not properly following procedures during the coronavirus crisis. During an interview yesterday,...
Mental health service rated ‘inadequate’ by CQC

CQC cancels Tordarrach Nursing Home registration

Tordarrach Nursing Home in Wallington in the London Borough of Sutton has had its registration cancelled by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Residents have been...

Turnover dips at Mears Group

Housing and care provider Mears Group has reported an 8% fall in turnover to £435.3m (2017: £470.8m) for the first six months of the...

Care services could be decommissioned, councils warn

Council leaders may have to decommission care services in the coming months unless the government can confirm more than £2bn of funding will be...
Good guidance practice issued care providers

Reality of financial pressures playing out in complaints to ombudsman

The ‘stark reality’ of financial pressures that councils have faced over the past decade are playing out in the complaints the Local Government and...

Residential care less likely to be considered, survey finds

Almost a third of people are less likely to seek residential care for an elderly relative than before coronavirus, research from Policy Exchange and...

Minimum price for homecare rises 9.3%

The new minimum price for homecare has been set at £20.69 per hour from 1 April, when the UK’s statutory national living wage (NLW)...

Consultation on care transformation agreed

A consultation will take place in the new year on plans to modernise care services for older people in Rhondda Cynon Taf in South...