The CQC has pledged to change the way it regulates adult social care services following its consultation on its next phase of regulation.
An investigation into potential anti-competitive practices by private nursing homes in Ireland has been launched by the consumer protection watchdog.
Self funders are paying almost 50% more for weekly care homes fees than local authorities, according to new research.
Elderly people would be allowed to keep three-quarters of their assets under a long-term care cost sharing solution proposed by leading health economist William Laing.
Care home providers failing to protect personal data face tougher fines of potentially of up to millions of pounds under a new EU regulation next year.
Anchor CEO Jane Ashcroft has called for more integrated thinking on housing, workforce and social care issues.
In its annual litmus test of the health and social care sector, the CQC has warned that the system is “straining at the seams” making future care provision precarious.
Plans to cap care home fees by 2020 have been abandoned by the Government, according to the Daily Mail.