The health and social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission, regularly produces reports on individual care settings, as well as the national picture for them.
Change is a-coming
The Government published its long-awaited final response to the Winterbourne View scandal this week, and it did not disappoint. Many within the sector have been calling for action, not more words – and the Government has certainly responded. Hopes are now high that reform of learning disability hospitals will follow, and quickly.
Actions needed rather than words on learning disability residential care
Court ruling welcome but problems remain
The recent Supreme Court judgement which says that local authorities cannot take their finances into account when assessing people's need for social care is welcome, but more fundamental problems remain. The recent judgement in the KM vs Cambridgeshire County Council case made it clear that "resources are not to