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Chorley care home fined over fish and chips choke death

One of the UK's largest care home firms has been fined £125,000 over the death of a resident who choked on a portion of fish and chips.

Adult social care in England

In the first of a series of reports on the adult care system, the National Audit Office has highlighted the main risks and challenges as the system changes radically.

Essex care home orders inquiry into care home treatment

A care home has suspended seven workers and asked a law firm to carry out an inquiry amid concerns over the treatment of its residents.

What does the future hold for older people in the UK ?

Urgent action is needed to prevent isolation among older people reaching 'epidemic proportions' by 2030.

Many vulnerable people denied care, says Age UK

A "catastrophic" situation is developing in England with many vulnerable elderly people being denied care, campaigners say.

Ageing society demands a 'fundamental shift' in health and care

A fundamental shift is urgently needed in the delivery of health and care to meet the challenges of a rapidly ageing society, say the authors of a new report from The King's Fund.