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An Enfield care home provider has been ordered to pay £300,000 to the CQC after allowing a man in their care the freedom to prey on vulnerable people, despite having a history of sexual assault.

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Almost one in five people throughout the UK live with a disability or impairment – now over 700 different retailers including retail giants such as ASDA, Marks and Spencer’s and Sainsbury’s have come together to push a new incentive to make shopping easier and more accessible for people living with a disability.

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The UK’s biggest care home provider, Four Seasons Health Care is reportedly for sale in a bid to pay off debt owed to US hedge fund controllers H/2 Capital Partners.

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Homecrest Dementia Care home in Wallasey has been placed into special measures after a disabled resident was found slumped under a table.

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In 2017, the CQC conducted a review of reports into patient safety incidents following concerns raised on an inspection of a mental health trust. In this report the CQC found a vast number of incidents occurred including sexual assault, alleged rape and sexual harassment.

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According to an analysis by the BBC, one out of five care homes in England are deemed ‘inadequate’ or ‘requires  improvement’ by home regulators. 

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The use of CCTV in hope to prevent abuse in care homes was debated in Parliament last week.

According to The Express, Former Tory attorney general Dominic Grieve led the debate which calls for legislation to make CCTV compulsory in all care homes throughout Britain.

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It’s a topic that has been debated for a long time, some people agree with it, some people disagree and quite frankly a lot of people are tired of hearing about it. But how does pay between men and women measure up in the homecare sector?

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With the UK experiencing record breaking temperatures over the last six weeks MPs are desperately urging care home regulators to check care homes for ’heatwave resilience’ after a previous spike in temperatures resulted in a catastrophic number of heat-related deaths in care settings by 42%. (2003)

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Imagine owning your own semi-detached house worth £600,000 for just five pounds – sounding unrealistic? You may be wrong. Marty Pumbien and Annie Brown from Northamptonshire have just made this a possibility – by raffling off their home for just five pounds per ticket.

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