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Abused children in care failed by councils, report finds

Processes for the regular reporting of child sexual abuse allegations continue to be missing at two Nottinghamshire councils, a damning report has concluded. The Independent...

HC-One and GMB launch Careforce

HC-One and the GMB Union have joined forces to champion careers in the care sector. At an event at the House of Commons today (Wednesday),...

Adjuvo expands into North East

Care provider Adjuvo Care & Support has expanded into North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, with plans to hire ten care workers each month over...

Regulator takes urgent action at care home

Urgent action has been taken against a service that failed to protect individuals living with a learning disability and autistic people from abuse. The Care...

Organisations urge government to act over ‘staffing crisis’

The National Care Forum (NCF) and Unison have written to the health and social care secretary calling for action over the staffing crisis in...

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...
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Council at fault for moving autistic teenager

An investigation has found significant faults with the way a council moved an autistic teenager from her residential special school midway through her studies. The...

Tax rises can rescue struggling social care, LGA says

National tax rises must be considered as one of the solutions to help rescue struggling social care services, council leaders have said. Increases should include...

Bright Futures to run Reading children’s services

The provider that will be responsible for running children’s services at Reading Borough Council will be in place in October, following a government grant...

CQC commissions review into regulation of Whorlton Hall

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has commissioned David Noble to undertake an independent review into how it dealt with concerns raised by a former...