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NHS Continuing Care
14
Mar
2019

A mere 24% of eligibility assessments in the third quarter of 2018 resulted in NHS Continuing Healthcare funding. The LA Community Care team shares top tips to help secure funding.

Healthinvestor finalist 2019
5
Mar
2019

We are pleased to announce that Lester Aldridge has been shortlisted as a finalist in the HealthInvestor Awards 2019 for Legal advisors of the year – private.

Mental Capacity Act reform
1
Mar
2019

With the recent press coverage on the Mental Capacity Act Amendment Bill (MCA Bill), James Pantling-Skeet explains the key principles & proposed reform.

elderly-man
18
Feb
2019

The UK health & social care crisis continues as new Age UK research reports more than 77 deaths occur per day while awaiting care package.

Falls from windows
3
Jan
2019

CQC has recently published new guidance as part of its series of “learning from safety incidents” resources on its website on “falls from windows”.

Nursing-Midwifery-Council
21
Dec
2018

The NMC has recently advised that it will be introducing a new approach to its fitness to practise procedures in order to move away from a blame culture.

6
Nov
2018

The First Tier Tribunal has this week issued a welcome judgment, criticising CQC for its decision to refuse an application by Centurion Health Care Limited to vary the conditions of its registration.

what-is-a-fact CQC
26
Oct
2018

It is a concern that we are frequently approached by care providers whose draft inspection reports contain ‘facts’ about the operation of the service at the time of a CQC inspection, which the providers tell us are not true.

Kent Care Awards 2018
7
Sep
2018

The Kent Care Awards are nearly here and it is with great pleasure we announce we are sponsoring this glittering celebration of hard work and commitment within the care sector in Kent.

7
Jun
2018

What does care cost? No doubt many providers we meet would say that the cost local authorities will pay is often at odds with the actual costs faced by providers. It is perhaps, therefore, not surprising that the news over recent weeks has reported an increase in the number of care services falling into insolvency.