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Councils putting stricter time limits on elderly care

Most councils are imposing unreasonably short time limits on care for the elderly at home, according to the UK Homecare Association.

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.

Paul Burstow calls for improvement in the early diagnosis rates of dementia

Care Services Minister, Paul Burstow, has said that regional variation in the diagnosis rates of dementia must improve.

Councils Continue to Pay Short when it comes to Elderly Care

Laing & Buisson Press ReleaseWhile the long term care sector awaits the government's delayed word on the reformation of funding for elderly care, care home operators face another tough year as the fees which councils pay to place an elderly person continue to fall short of the increase in operating costs.

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.