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Neil Phillips struck off over Brecon care home assault

A care home worker has been struck off after he headbutted a patient with dementia and then lied about the incident.

New common core principles to support good mental health and wellbeing launched at Skills for Care conference

New Common core principles to support good mental health and wellbeing in adult social care were launched today by the Minister of State for Care and Support, Norman Lamb MP at Skills for Care"s national conference in Birmingham.

Vanessa Gent suspended after son-in-law banned from care home

A care home manager has been suspended from nursing for 12 months after she was found guilty of banning a man from visiting his dying mother-in-law.

Care system 'confusing' families

A number of families are being driven to 'breaking point' by an increasingly complex social care system, warns a consumer watchdog.

Gloucestershire care home rapist Colin Stokes jailed

A care worker who raped three vulnerable women at the home he worked in has been jailed for 14 years.

Disabled people 'have right to liberty', Supreme Court rules

Disabled people have the same right to "physical liberty" as others, one of the UK's most senior judges has said.Lady Hale, deputy president of the Supreme Court, said the state had a duty to uphold that right and to cater for those with disabilities.