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'Care gaps and funding gaps

Older people are being failed by an under-funded social care system, according to Dr Ian Donald of the British Geriatrics Society.

Devon Safeguarding Adults review recommends improvements

Investigations into the deaths of elderly people in residential homes in Devon have resulted in more than 70 recommendations to improve care.

Housing market failing older people

Britain's housing market is failing to meet the needs of older people - despite a rapidly ageing population and a growing demand for retirement housing, Shelter's new report reveals.

Dementia must become a world health priority, says World Health Organisation

Governments and policy makers across the world must make dementia a global public health priority, says a report published today by the World Health Organisation and Alzheimer's Disease International

Self funders of care services paying more than ever before says Age UK

Older people who need social care are paying more than ever before, according to Age UK. New analysis suggests that private spending on social care has risen by 4.5% £380 million) in the last year and is likely to continue to increase each year.

CQC has moved to a new four region structure

The CQC has moved to a new four region structure to support the improvements to their model.