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Draft Care and Support Bill now open for comment online

The Department of Health is seeking your views on the draft Care and Support Bill. You can explore the Bill and comment online using the new draft Care and Support Bill site.

Social care plans 'simply paper over cracks'

The elderly and disabled face years of misery because the government has failed in its overhaul of social care, council leaders and campaigners say.

National Care Association's Cautious Response to the Secretary of State for Health Statement on the Social Care White Paper and on Social Care Spending Reform

National Care Association has welcomed the Secretary of State's proposals for a National Minimum Eligibility Threshold believing that this will make a real difference to the current post code lottery of accessing care.

Regular exercise could reduce decline in people with mild cognitive impairment

Exercise can help reduce cognitive decline in older people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), according to research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.

Bolton women guilty of abusing care home patients

Two Bolton women have been jailed for assaulting and verbally abusing two patients at a care home.

A compelling leadership and skills offer for adult social care in England

Skills for Care and the National Skills Academy for Social Care have today announced their intention to enter merger discussions.