Call for 'radical system change' after children's home claims
A charity chief has called for ‘radical system change’ after whistleblowers claimed youngsters with autism were ‘abused’ and mistreated at a Cardiff children’s home.
Panorama care programme prompts police probe
A police investigation has been launched after the BBC’s Panorama programme uncovered abuse and maltreatment of vulnerable adults at a Durham hospital.
Winterbourne families call for care closures
The families of victims abused at Winterbourne View hospital have called on the prime minister to close ‘outdated’ care facilities.
More cash needed, says Winterbourne View report
An independent report has called for more money to be allocated to care partnerships in order to help people with learning disabilities stay out of hospital.
New care partnerships to be launched
Councils and NHS trusts will create a series of partnerships to help people with learning disabilities stay out of hospital and live in the community.
CQC ‘still has long way to go’ warns NAO
The regulator at the centre of fierce criticism over alleged blunders has made good progress, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
Vulnerable still waiting to move to care facilities
A third sector boss has warned there is still ‘huge scepticism’ over plans to close institutions for vulnerable people and move them into community care facilities.