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Following family members and former employees raising serious concerns about the standards of care and safety of residents living with dementia in Dunmurry Manor Care Home, the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland has announced a formal investigation. Speaking about the investigation, the Commissioner for Older People for Northern…
Services for children and young people in Moray need to make important improvements, inspectors have said. It follows an inspection which identified key weaknesses in the way services were being delivered by the Moray Community Planning Partnership. The inspection looked at how well a wide range of services were working…
One of the UK's large care home providers has still not met official standards at a residence in Northern Ireland. Dunmurry Manor in Belfast is owned by Essex-based Runwood Homes. Health regulators first raised concerns in October but said full compliance with regulations had not yet been achieved in delivering…
Good work found but more joint working is needed in adult services at Credigion County Council, according to the latest inspection by the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW). CSSIW inspected Ceredigion adult services in October 2016 and looked at outcomes for people and their carers that access information,…
Encouraging children to develop language skills, read, and enjoy books at an early age is vital – and the earlier the better. That’s the message from Scotland’s nursery inspectors as they back a campaign to improve children’s early language skills . Research shows that young people who attend a high-quality…
Financially failing care homes will be taken into public ownership under a Labour government in order to protect social care provision, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The Labour leader warned the entire social care system was at "serious risk of breakdown" unless the Government invested more money. In a speech to…
A care home in Holloway, north London, has been rated Inadequate by the Care Quality Commission. St Mungo’s Broadway – 2 Hilldrop Road, has been rated Inadequate overall. It was rated Inadequate for being safe, effective and well-led. It was rated Requires Improvement for being caring and responsive, following the…
A care at home service in Edinburgh has been told to make urgent improvements in the care it provides to vulnerable people. The Care Inspectorate has served a formal Improvement Notice on Homecare Support, an independent provider of home care based in Lower Granton Road. It follows an inspection of…
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