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Whorlton Hall: Former inspector says warnings were ignored

A former inspector at the Care Quality Commission says a 2015 report into Whorlton Hall hospital which presented "warning bells" went unpublished.

Nursing home provider and former manager prosecuted by CQC for failing to provide safe care and treatment

A care provider and registered manager that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment have been ordered to pay fines and costs totalling £45,695 by Leeds Magistrates’ Court.

Independent Age welcomes calls by the IPPR to introduce free care for over 65s

Independent Age, the older people’s charity, welcomes the call by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) think-tank for government to introduce free social care to people over 65.

Virtual reality can spot navigation problems in early Alzheimers disease

New research from the University of Cambridge has suggested that virtual reality (VR) can identify early Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than ‘gold standard’ cognitive tests currently in use.

Care home fined over resident's chlorine tablet death

A care home where a man with Alzheimer's died after eating chlorine tablets has been fined £270,000.

Staff shortages 'abusing good will of nurses'

The good will of nurses in England is being abused by politicians who have failed to get to grips with a desperate shortage of staff, nurse leaders say.