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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.
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.
Spending on social care for the elderly in England is falling this year - despite the assurances of ministers, an analysis by campaigners suggests.
A care home in Wrexham has been fined £66,000 after a resident suffering from dementia fell 15ft (4.5m) through a window and died.
Most of the care home residents who took part in a study by the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the University of Kent told researchers that their actual experience of living in a care home had beenbetter than they expected.