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.
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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.
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.
Urgent action is needed to prevent isolation among older people reaching 'epidemic proportions' by 2030.
A "catastrophic" situation is developing in England with many vulnerable elderly people being denied care, campaigners say.
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.