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Herefordshire Council plan increase in cost of adult care

People in Herefordshire could face increased charges for a range of social services, under plans put forward by the county council.

Skills for Care launch new dementia guide

Skills for Care have launched the 'Supporting Dementia Workers' guide to support social care workers working with people with dementia across England.

State-funded elderly care declining, Labour figures suggest

The number of elderly people in England getting council-funded care has fallen by 11% in the last two years, figures obtained by Labour suggest.

Average cost of care for older people increased by 10 per cent

A new survey of care by local councils reveals shocking increases and wide disparities in charges for services for vulnerable older people.

Petition signed by 130,000 supporters warns Prime Minister David Cameron: Care cannot wait...end the care crisis now

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.

Only 37 per cent of GPs say they have received adequate basic training on dementia

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.