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Daily Mail

CQC comments on private care providers

Comment from Independent Age on CQC evidence to the Health Select Committee that claimed care providers were increasingly pulling out of contracts with councils. Rad the full story in the Daily Mail.

Daily Mail

Healthy life expectancy figures show inequalities

Janet Morrison is quoted in the Daily Mail in a story on new national statistics showing a 20-year gap between healthy life expectancy across the UK.

The Guardian

Rise in patients treated for malnutrition

Our response to the Department of Health figures showing a significant increase in hospital beds in England taken up by people with malnutrition was featured in The Guardian.

The Daily Express

New report reveals negative views of care homes

Our new report highlighting people’s negative perceptions of care homes and calling for better information and transparency about the quality of care made available to the public received coverage in the Express 

The Times

Future of the triple lock protection in doubt

Simon Bottery is quoted in an article in The Times about suggestions to scrap the triple-lock on pensions after 2020.

The Independent

Social care is approaching a “tipping point”

 Political Editor of The Independent Andrew Grice mentioned our advice line in an article about the social care crisis. Read more in the Independent. 

The Daily Express

Stamp duty exemption for pensioners who downsize

Simon Bottery was quoted in a Daily Express piece about a lobby of business leaders, charities, MPs and peers calling for stamp duty exemption for pensioners who downsize their homes.

The Daily Mail

Growing trend for upmarket care homes

Simon Bottery was quoted in a Daily Mail in a feature about high end care homes.

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