A leading UK care group is joining a campaign for a Minister for Older People to put the growing issues of the elderly on the map.
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The Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA) backed a call by Age UK, the Local Government Association and the NHS Confederation for a government-led review of care home workers pay, qualifications, recruitment and retention.
Fifteen people have been moved out of a Lowestoft care home after an inspection by environmental health officers.
A care worker who assaulted two elderly residents at a nursing home in South Tyneside has been jailed for a year.
Care for adults with learning disabilities at three homes in Devon "cannot be allowed to continue" in its current form, a watchdog says.
Being compassionate should be as important as being clever when it comes to the recruitment of staff to care for the elderly, experts say.