Saturday 17 November 2018
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Mental health services are letting older people down

Age UK"s report Hidden in plain sight - says the current provision of mental health services and support is grossly insufficient to meet the needs of a rapidly ageing population

State of Care report warns adult social care is approaching a tipping point

This year"s State of Care report shows that most health and adult social care services in England are providing people with safe, high quality and compassionate care, but it also raises concerns about the sustainability of this position in the future.

Jarrow Deneside Court care home inadequate and 'unsafe'

A care home is in special measures after being rated inadequate following concerns reported by police and care professionals.

Ivy Atkin death: 'Unlawful killing' over care resident death

An 86-year-old care home resident who weighed just 4st when she died was unlawfully killed, an inquest finds.

Cornwall care home murder accused had 'fascination with fire'

A care home worker accused of murdering an elderly resident in an arson attack had a "fascination with fire" which began when she saved her family from a blaze as a child, a court has heard.

Womens better verbal memory skills could make them more resilient to early stages of Alzheimers disease

Women typically have better verbal memory skills, compared to men, and new research indicates this could make them more resilient to the damage caused to brain cells in early stages of Alzheimer"s.