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Face-covering measures should include care settings, says BMA

Face-covering measures should be extended to cover social care settings, the British Medical Association (BMA) has said. From next week (15 June) face-coverings will be...

Lack of social contact impacting care home residents with dementia

Four-fifths of care homes have reported a lack of social contact is causing a deterioration in the health and wellbeing of their residents with...

Payment extended to all care home staff

All staff working in care homes in Wales will receive an extra payment of £500, the First Minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed. The payment, which...

Care home stock needs upgrading, report says

The need to build more care homes remains despite the impact of Covid-19, with potential investors attracted to securing long-term income from purpose-built assets. A...

Better housing options needed for older people, research finds

A lack of age-friendly housing is limiting the options for millions of older people who are open to moving but end up deciding to...
Kate Terroni appointed as chief inspector of adult social care

Data reveals ‘sad and stark’ impact of Covid-19 on people with a learning disability...

Analysis has revealed there was a 134% increase in the number of deaths among people with a learning disability or autism between 10 April...

Care providers urged to be open and transparent

Care providers have been urged to maintain open and transparent communications between themselves and the families of relatives they care for during the ongoing...

Concerns raised over suitability of housing for older people

Fewer than half of people over the age of 55 think their home will be suitable in later life, research by Age Scotland has...

Two-thirds support tax rise to fund better pay in care, survey shows

Two-thirds of people would support an increase in tax to fund a pay rise for care workers. Data published by gender equality campaigning charity Fawcett...

Relatives association expresses ‘disappointment’ over CQC’s role

The care regulator has been accused of lacking oversight and not representing the sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. In a letter addressed to Care Quality...