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Care Homes In England Risk Being Shut Down

Care Homes In England Risk Being Shut Down

All 25,000 care homes in England are to be reviewed and rated, with those failing to make the grade at risk of being shut down.

Every care home in England is to be inspected and rated in a new drive to prevent abuse and neglect of residents.

All 25,000 care homes and homecare services will be assessed by the Care Quality Commission, starting in October.

And from April next year, those rated as inadequate face being put into special measures.

If they fail to improve care within a set time limit they could be closed down.

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Failing Care Homes Risk Closure

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Care Home Staff ‘Must Have Proper Training’

Care Home Staff ‘Must Have Proper Training’

  • Posted: Mar 09, 2013
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Care home staff will reportedly be required to undergo compulsory training under Government plans to better protect the elderly.

Government will introduce a new plan that include compulsory training for care home staff to protect the elderly from neglect and abuse.

Health minister Norman Lamb said the lack of basic requirements for training care workers was leaving pensioners in the hands of staff who have “no idea what they are doing”.

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