On Monday January 8th, the first stages of the ministerial reshuffle have taken place, and there are a number of key changes which impact on social care.
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A burglar who broke into a care home and sexually assaulted a 96-year-old woman with dementia has been jailed.
The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Manor House in Kingstanding, Birmingham, to be Outstanding following an inspection in September.
CQC has taken the decision to pause some routine inspections of NHS acute services, GP practices and urgent care services planned for January. This is in response to increased pressure on the health and care system as services cope with additional demand driven in part by a rise in respiratory illness and flu.
The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Community Integrated Care, Leicester Regional Office, to be Outstanding following an inspection in October.
Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care has been awarded a CBE in the Queen"s New Year"s Honours List in recognition for her achievements and public service spanning over thirty years.