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CQC publishes 10 reports from its review of services for people with learning disabilities

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.

Carer feared her killer, victim's husband tells court

The husband of a carer who was stabbed to death by a mental health patient said his wife had been frightened of her killer, a court heard.

Queen's speech 2012: Draft bill on social care announced

A draft bill on overhauling care and support for elderly and disabled people in England has been announced in the Queen's Speech.

Social care reform: No half-measures, campaigners urge

There must be no half-measures on the reform of social care, campaigners and council chiefs are warning, amid signs ministers are getting cold feet.

Luton Council 'shocked' at Alzheimer's sufferer left on bus

Luton Borough Council has said it is "deeply shocked" that a woman suffering from Alzheimer's was left locked on one of its minibuses overnight.

Police investigate death of care home resident in Rusholme

Police are investigating the death of a care home resident in Manchester.