More than two thirds of hospital staff do not believe they have had sufficient training to deliver quality care to people with dementia, according to a report published
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Ministers have recommitted themselves to overhauling the social care system in England amid fears reforms could be kicked into the long grass.
Ten people have appeared in court charged in connection with ill treatment and neglect of four patients at a private hospital, near Bristol.
A council which has been ordered to look again at how much it pays private care homes says it will sound "alarm bells" across local government.
A care worker who abused two elderly women at a residential home in Cumbria has been given a 12-month prison sentence.
A 74-year-old man who snapped under pressure when caring for his wife with Alzheimers disease has been given a suspended manslaughter sentence