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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...

Shaw healthcare enters into 25-year agreement with council

Provider Shaw healthcare has entered into an agreement with Liverpool City Council to run two care homes that have been funded by the authority. Brushwood,...

Care England calls for cash injection of £4bn

Care England has launched a long-term plan for the independent adult social care sector, which is calling for an immediate injection of £4bn. The plan,...

CQC identifies failures at child and adolescent mental health wards

An inspection report by the regulator has found ‘significant and immediate concerns’ at child and adolescent mental health wards in a Norfolk hospital. The Care...

NHS receives extra cash ahead of winter

The NHS in Scotland will receive an extra £10m to help reduce hospital attendances over winter by better managing care closer to home. Investment will...

App aims to help people live independently for longer

The Sound Doctor has developed an app to help people live longer and more independently at home. Aimed at people aged over 70, the app...

Young people with learning disabilities and autism subjected to ‘horrific’ conditions

The ‘horrific reality’ of the conditions that young people with learning disabilities and autism detained in mental health hospitals have to endure has been...

Bupa fined £123,000 for care and treatment failures

Bupa has been fined for failing to provide safe care and treatment after two incidents at West Ridings Care Home in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. The...

Development of ‘care robots’ receives more than £30m investment

A research programme that could help develop ‘care robots’ has been launched with £34m of government investment. With one in seven people in the UK...

Care work the biggest night occupation, research shows

Care staff account for most night workers in the UK with 432,000 employees, research has found. This was followed by nurses and midwives (232,000) and...