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Essex nurse claimed ambulance call-out would cost 1,000

A nurse who told an elderly patient's relative she should not call an ambulance as it would cost £1,000, can remain on the nursing register.

Retired miner who wanted to die at home was 'deprived of liberty'

A retired miner was denied the right to die at home because five organisations failed him, an investigation has found.

JRF Report - Is excessive paperwork in care homes undermining care for older people?

Are older people in care homes missing out on quality time with staff because workers are preoccupied with paperwork?

Government announces plan to tackle dementia diagnosis and businesses work towards becoming dementia-friendly

Today Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt MP has announced a £90 million package to improve dementia diagnosis and care and the appointment of a World Dementia Envoy to raise funds for research.

Manuela Sykes in dementia care court victory

An 89-year-old woman who suffers from dementia and says she is "miserable" in a care home has won the first stage in a court fight to live in her own home.

Resident, 101, challenges Leicester City Council home closure plan

A 101-year-old Leicester woman is challenging the city council's decision to close her care home.