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Social care gets £150m in Local Finance Settlement

The Government has announced an extra £150m for councils to spend on social care in the Local Finance Settlement 2018/19. Secretary of State for Housing,...

Ombudsman issues care cost contract guidance

Social care providers can download fresh guidance from the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman to help ensure that cost information is clear in...

Dinenage is new care minister

Caroline Dinenage has been appointed Minister of State for Adult Social Care at the Department of Health and Social Care. The Minister of State for...

Suffolk care home fined for unsafe care

The manager and owner of a Suffolk care home has been fined at Ispwich Magistrates’ Court following an investigation into the death of a...

CQC’s Andrea Sutcliffe awarded CBE

Chief inspector of adult social care at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Andrea Sutcliffe, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Years...

Most over 45s have not planned for care needs

More than three-quarters of over-45s say they have yet to think about care or discuss it with family and only 6% have made any...