Nursing and care homes

Stark regional variation in Care Home Quality revealed

A report from the charity Independent Age has highlighted wide variations in services across the country. Independent Age director of policy Simon Bottery said ‘councils must demonstrate that they understand the reasons for care home failures and are working to resolve them’. The report revealed something of a North South divide, Stockport continue reading

Jeremy Corbyn Suggests Failing Nursing Homes Be Taken Into Public Ownership

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has recently suggested that failing Nursing Homes should be taken into public ownership The suggestion was made in the context of the growing concerns from both Local Authorities and the NHS about Social Care provision for elderly and infirm members of the community. The speech was made continue reading