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Care homes getting worse in one in three local councils urgent action needed to end inadequate standards of care, says older peoples charity

The quality of care homes has worsened in the last year in more than a third of local authorities (37%) Independent Age has found.

Women are bearing the brunt of the Governments inaction on social care

New findings from Age UK show that hundreds of thousands of people, predominantly women, are taking on the majority of social care in the UK.

You've recruited the right people, now you need to keep them

Lindsey Hanson, Recruitment and Retention Project Manager, outlines some key areas employers could focus on to help retain their staff.

Residents 'not safe' in Somerset care homes

Some families of vulnerable adults with learning disabilities in Somerset say they are concerned their relatives are not always safe in their care homes.

New research for CQC shows people regret not raising concerns about their care but those who do raise concerns see improvements

New research for CQC shows people regret not raising concerns about their care – but those who do raise concerns see improvements

Visiting rights in care homes and unwelcome guests

The Care Quality Commission has set out guidance for care home operators as to best policy concerning the rights of residents to receive visitors.