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National Institute for Health Research announces largest ever investment into dementia research

Dementia research will receive £45 million over the next five years as part of a record £816 million investment in NHS research, the Health Secretary announced today.

Care workers sue council contractor in minimum wage battle

Seventeen care workers are alleging failure to be paid the minimum wage in the sector's biggest ever legal claim.

George Chicken staircase death: Firm and manager sentenced

A care home has been fined £1.5m for safety breaches after a resident fell from a fire escape staircase and died.George Chicken, 76, died at Rose Court Lodge, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire in November 2012.

Bluebird Care (Mid and West) Cornwall rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission Bluebird Care (Mid and West) Cornwall rated Outstanding

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the care provided by Bluebird Care in Truro, Cornwall as Outstanding overall, following an inspection in June 2016.

Alzheimers Society responds to publication of new ratings for CCGs

58% of Clinical Commissioning Groups need to improve dementia care in their area.This is according to the new Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Improvement and Assessment Framework which has been published by NHS England.