Government urged to delay cap on care costs

9 August 2022

The Local Government Association (LGA) has written to Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay asking for a six-month delay, until April 2024, to the introduction of the cap on care costs.

New CQC inspection process to use quality statements

2 August 2022

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said it will replace existing Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs) during inspections and, instead, describe what good care looks like with a set of “quality statements” that providers must embody in order to pass.

EHRC reports on racial inequality in health and social care workplaces

2 August 2022

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), Britain’s equality and human rights regulator, has published a report into the treatment and experiences of lower-paid ethnic minority workers in health and social care, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic.