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CMA only ‘looking at half the picture’ in consumer law guidance, says Care England

CMA only ‘looking at half the picture’ in consumer law guidance, says Care England

Draft advice issued by the CMA on helping care homes meet their consumer law obligations has been described as is limited in its scope by Care England.
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UK continuing to lose care home beds, says Knight Frank

The number of care homes and beds in the UK continued to fall over the past year, according to property specialist Knight Frank.

New Health and Social Care Secretary urged to “grasp social care challenge”

NHS Confederation leaders have urged recently appointed Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock to “grasp the social care challenge”.

Social care system failing more than 1m older people

The number of older people being failed by the social care system has grown by 20% in two years, according to new analysis.

One in three expect to have to sell their home to pay for their care

One in three people over 45 expect to have sell their home to pay for their care, according to new research.

Social care boost would transform NHS for next 70 years

Properly funding social care would help transform over the next 70 years, a care leader has said.

CQC calls for overhaul of health and social care funding, commissioning and regulation

The CQC has called for an overhaul of health and social care funding, commissioning and regulation.

Family and friends forking out £1.7bn on elderly care

Providing elderly care for loved ones costs friends and family £1.7bn each year, new research has found.

Provider says council fees row forced care home closures

Essex Country Care is closing three of its homes following a fees row with Essex County Council.

HEALTH PLUS CARE: Funding not legislation required in Green Paper, leaders say

Funding, not legislation, should be the priority of the government’s social care Green Paper, health and social care leaders have argued.
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