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Hallmark Care Homes to implement end of life strategy

Marie Curie has teamed up with Hallmark Care Homes to implement the provider’s end of life care strategy. The charity will provide training in end...

Care providers left ‘exposed’ by PPE decisions, says committee

Social care providers were left exposed by a lack of PPE due to the government’s decision to prioritise hospitals at the beginning of the...

CQC ‘exploring’ new structures of working

The care regulator needs to reorganise itself and move away from working in silos, as part of its vision to be a more flexible...

Social care delivery should remain with local authorities, argues report

Delivering adult social care in England should remain with local authorities rather than giving increased control to the NHS or central government. A report published...

Lack of adequate provision ‘damaging’ autistic people and individuals with learning disabilities

MPs have been told a ‘dearth’ of appropriate community settings for people with autism and learning disabilities is leading to individuals remaining locked away...

Care provider fined £80,000 following death of resident

A provider has been ordered to pay more than £83,000 for failing to provide safe care following the death of a resident who fell...

Committee calls for end to blanket ban on care home visits

Regulations have been drafted by a group of MPs that would put an end to blanket bans on care home visiting. Chair of the joint...

‘Substantial variation’ in vaccination rates, UKHCA finds

Communication between councils and homecare providers in some areas needs to improve so workers are offered a Covid-19 vaccination. A snap survey by United Kingdom...

Reducing the burden

Co-founder and director of Person Centred Software Jonathan Papworth explains why the interoperability of data between the NHS and social care will continue at...

Restraint to be examined by MPs

The use of restraint of autistic people and individuals with learning disabilities will be examined by MPs in an inquiry. The health and social care...