Friday 19 October 2018
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Old people's campaign wins care home support

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.

RNHA backs call for national review of care home workers' pay

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.

Lowestoft care home residents moved after inspection

Fifteen people have been moved out of a Lowestoft care home after an inspection by environmental health officers.

Care worker Sean Abbott jailed for assaults on elderly

A care worker who assaulted two elderly residents at a nursing home in South Tyneside has been jailed for a year.

Care at three Devon homes branded 'outdated'

Care for adults with learning disabilities at three homes in Devon "cannot be allowed to continue" in its current form, a watchdog says.

Overhaul in approach to elderly care 'needed'

Being compassionate should be as important as being clever when it comes to the recruitment of staff to care for the elderly, experts say.