Tuesday 11 December 2018
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People feel UK is unprepared for tackling dementia, says Alzheimer's Society

Three quarters of people in the UK feel that society is not geared up to deal with dementia according to a new report by Alzheimers Society.

Small fall in real terms spend on adult social care

Spending on adult social care services by local authorities in England fell by one per cent last year in real terms.

Local authorities should make sure they are acting lawfully

Local authorities should make sure they are acting lawfully when they set the fees they will pay for publicly funded nursing home residents in the financial year starting on 1st April 2012.

Dementia research funding set to rise to 66m by 2015

Funding for research into dementia is to be doubled to £66m by 2015 to try to make the UK a world leader in the field, David Cameron will announce.

Kent family's anger at Christopher Wakeman's fatal fall

The mother of a severely autistic man who fell to his death after leaving a secure care home in Kent has said she is "truly heartbroken".

University of Third Age expands to care homes

A self-help education network for the elderly is planning to extend its courses into care homes.