More than 130,000 people have backed Age UK's Care in Crisis petition, calling for the Prime Minister David Cameron to end the crisis in care for older people in England.
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An online learning programme for GPs is being launched by Alzheimer's Society and BMJ Learning, the medical education division of the BMJ Group.The charity has revealed that just 37 per cent of GPs say they have received sufficient basic training on dementia.
A judge has criticised the "wholly inadequate" care given to a mentally ill man who stabbed a 15-year-old boy to death in north London.
A poster campaign has been launched by the British Geriatrics Society to improve the continence care of people who live in care homes.
The absence of a full Bill to reform social care in today's Queen's Speech has been met with disappointment by over 50 organisations, including Age UK.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) today publishes a further 10 reports from a targeted programme of 150 unannounced inspections of hospitals and care homes that care for people with learning disabilities.