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Saturday 22nd October 2016

Care Home Articles


Average cost to live in care home exceeds £30,000

18th August 2016

New figures show average cost of living in a care home is now more than double the average pensioner income.

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Care homes in UK at risk of closure

5th May 2016

Figures show more than a quarter of care homes in the UK are facing closure within three years.

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Dementia patients failed by care homes

8th March 2016

Research finds the needs of late stage dementia patients are not being met by care homes.

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Care homes could ease bed-blocking

1st March 2016

A report suggests care homes should be paid to look after patients otherwise trapped in hospitals.

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Winter NHS beds warning

10th December 2015

Researchers say NHS in England will struggle this winter without more beds in care homes.

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Vital care services still at risk

9th December 2015

Despite government attempts the care sector still remains at risk in England.

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CQC warn 40% of care homes below standard

10th November 2015

Chief inspector of social care raises prospect of financial pressures putting lives at risk.

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Guidance on secret care home filming

12th February 2015

The CQC is to issue guidance on the use of hidden cameras in care homes and hospitals.

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GPs to display CQC inspection ratings

30th January 2015

New rules will mean GP surgeries, hospitals and care homes will have to clearly display the inspection rating rewarded by the CQC.

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Care home residents dehydrated

16th January 2015

Study finds care home residents are five times more likely to be left thirsty.

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