Friday 19 October 2018
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Care Managers meet the Minister

Registered managers are the keys to progress in social care. Without their leadership and initiative nothing will change. But if registered managers continue to be overwhelmed by outside demands and bureaucracy, service users may miss out.

Man jailed for 94-year-old woman's murder at Bradford care home

A man who sexually assaulted and murdered a 94-year-old woman after breaking into a Bradford care home has been jailed for a minimum of 24 years.

John Burton Commments on Essential Standards

Eighteen years ago, after the"cash for questions" scandal MP's taking money for asking questions in Parliament), the Committee on Standards in Public Life was set up. Seven principles were set out as the standards by which any public servants should abide:......

Stoke-on-Trent petition calls for home care review

Campaigners have handed in a petition signed by more than 8,000 people calling for a full review of home care services in Stoke-on-Trent.

Alzheimers hallmark could affect brain function of healthy adults, study claims

High levels of the protein amyloid beta in the brain a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease - could also be associated with the memory and mental function of healthy adults.

Elderly suffer as social care spending cut

Spending on social care for the elderly in England is falling this year - despite the assurances of ministers, an analysis by campaigners suggests.