Tag: Stephen Burke

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Over half (51%) of homecare agencies in the UK provide a bad or poor quality service according to reviewers One in four care homes criticised for their poor facilities and cleanliness, value for money and quality of care Professional care…

Health care needs in older people

In response to the news that the government is launching a care homes website, Stephen Burke, Director of Good Care Guide, said: “We welcome transparency in care. Families need as much ‘live’ information as possible when choosing care. That’s why…

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Following the Spending Review by Chancellor George Osborne, Stephen Burke the director of Good Care Guide comments as follows: “The Chancellor has failed to tackle the growing care crisis. Increases of up to 2% in council tax and in the…

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On November 9th the CQC (Care Quality Commission) warned that 40 per cent of care homes for older people are below standard. Andrea Sutcliffe, the CQC’s chief inspector for adult social care, said that a third of social care facilities…