The country’s largest representative body for providers of adult social care has accused Essex council of ‘unlawful’ practices with regards to how much it pays care home providers.
New research has revealed ‘stark variation’ at both the local authority and regional level when it comes to the quality of care homes.
People face losing up to half the value of their home when entering residential care, new analysis has revealed today.
Care firms have ended contracts with 95 councils, warning they are unable to deliver services on the amount they are being paid, a new investigation has revealed.
Hundreds of care home are at risk of closure in Scotland due to ‘chronic underfunding’, Scottish Care has warned.
A mental care home has accused Cornwall Council of ‘persistent intrusive and disruptive behaviour’ and suspended officials from accessing its care provision.
A ‘fragmented' care system is depriving disabled children with complex needs of the right to an education and family life, a damning review has said today.
The care home funding shortfall has left self-funders paying a ‘hidden tax’ of £1.3bn to keep the sector ‘afloat’, analysts reveal.
Wokingham council has been told to pay out thousands in compensation after a woman was left ‘severely malnourished’ and bored during a stay in a care home.
A county council has unveiled plans to build 600 homes for older and disabled people within the next decade.