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Safety guidance for care providers released

Safety advice has been published online by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to help managers running health and care services. The guidance, ‘learning from safety...

Children in care should receive more boarding places, says Education Minister

The Education Minister Nadhim Zahawi has said private schools should offer more boarding places to looked-after children to improve outcomes for them and to...

Elli Investments EBITDA dented during Q2

Lower care home occupancy, increases in agency staff and the rising national minimum wage dented EBITDA at the parent of Four Seasons Health Care...

Social care funding inquiry launched

The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry into the social care system in England, requesting written contributions to its investigation. The...

Human rights training for Northern Ireland care staff

Social care staff in Northern Ireland are to receive human rights training as part of a government response to an inquiry into the treatment...

CQC ‘closely monitoring’ future viability of Allied Healthcare

Allied Healthcare has failed to provide adequate assurance to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) that the company has funding or new investment to ensure...

ICG chair to write to all MPs over care crisis

The chair of the Independent Care Group (ICG) plans to write to all 650 MPs calling for emergency measures to end the care crisis...

Kieran Murphy appointed chairman of Mears Group

Kieran Murphy has been appointed as chairman and a non-executive director of Mears Group, with Bob Holt retiring from the board. Murphy has spent much...
Mental health hospital placed into special measures by CQC

Lack of parental involvement in child detention decisions ‘a problem’, MPs told

Family members of young people with a learning disability or autism are often excluded from being given appropriate information and making decisions about their...

Care bodies call for better oversight

Two leading care groups have called for an oversight body to look at how local authorities are delivering social care due to a lack...