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Aberdeen care home staff did not know bathing details

Staff at an Aberdeen care home did not know if a resident had bathed or showered for a month, an inspection has found.

Care home worker Stephen Murray raped dementia patient

A care home worker has admitted raping a 65-year-old dementia patient and sexually abusing two women, aged 84 and 74, who had Alzheimer's.

CQC publishes first full analysis of performance and risk in health and social care

Today, the Care Quality Commission publishes a comprehensive snapshot of the performance of health and social care providers in England, based on unannounced inspections of over 14,000 locations.

Memory Walk launches with YouGov survey findings about UK's happiest memories

The birth of their children or grandchildren is the UKs happiest memory according to a joint poll commissioned by Alzheimers Society and Bupa Care Homes.

Care crisis wipes over 5.3 billion from the economy

New analysis from Age UK reveals an estimated £5.3bn has been wiped from the economy in lost earnings due to people dropping out of the workforce to take on caring responsibilities for older or disabled loved ones.

Care home whistleblowers increasing

More than 4,300 whistleblowers have come forward in the past 16 months to complain about the treatment of elderly and disabled people in care.