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Hillgreen Care Limited fined £300,000 - for not monitoring 'sexual predator'

A care home provider has been fined £300,000 for allowing a man in its care with a history of sexual assaults the freedom to prey on vulnerable people.

Study finds diabetes medication may help alleviate Alzheimer's disease - Alzheimer's Society comments

Researchers at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine found that those treated with diabetes drugs had considerably fewer abnormal microvasculature and disregulated gene expressions in their brains compared to people with Alzheimer's who hadn't had treatment for diabetes.

Comment on the Care Quality Commissions Community mental health survey 2018

Commenting on the Care Quality Commission"s Community mental health survey 2018, George McNamara, Director of Policy and Influencing at Independent Age, said:

National survey highlights decline in peoples experiences of community mental health services

People"s experiences of the care they receive from community-based mental health services have continued to deteriorate, according to an annual survey from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Hampshire hospital discharge system 'causing mayhem'

A council has said its new system for placing hospital patients in care homes has caused some "regrettable delays".

Two Northamptonshire care homes rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Stone Cottage and Farm Cottage to be Outstanding overall following inspections in October.