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Thursday, 8 Jun, 2006

New Rules for Care Homes

People are to get a fair deal from care homes, thanks to new rules announced today by Care Services Minister Ivan Lewis. The new regulations will require care homes to provide clear information on terms and conditions, including fees, before a resident moves in. This will help families choosing a…
The growing row over free personal care for the elderly is to go to the courts, with a test case challenging a council over a £1700 bill for a pensioner's meal service.
An independent review which will look at how improvements could be made in inspection, regulation, audit and complaints handling for public services in Scotland has been launched.
A new report called 'Finding The Right Support' has been published. The Norah Fry Research Centre at the University of Bristol have just completed a study which investigated positive practice in supporting parents with learning difficulties.