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Glasgow care home fined £60,000 over fall death

A care home has been fined £60,000 for failures that led to the death of a pensioner who fell down stairs.

Edenvale Care Limited rated Outstanding by CQC

A domiciliary care service based in Enfield, north London, has been rated Outstanding overall by the Care Quality Commission.

Southampton council care home u-turn after protests

A care home at the centre of protests from staff and residents over its proposed closure, is set to for a reprieve.

Firefighters call for 'life saving' sprinkler law

Firefighters are calling for a change in the law which would see sprinklers fitted in more new-build developments.

Comment on government's social care recruitment drive

Commenting on the government’s social care recruitment campaign, called “Every Day Is Different”, George McNamara, Director of Policy and Influencing at Independent Age, said:

Care home branded 'not fit for purpose' after OAP death

The family of a pensioner who died after she fell down stairs in a boiler room have branded her Glasgow care home "not fit for purpose".