A brain scan may reveal those at risk of Alzheimer's by highlighting changes in the brain before people experience symptoms, research published Wednesday, 24 August in Neurology suggests.
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Residents at a care home run by a company at the centre of allegations of abuse have been rehomed.
An elderly resident at a care home being investigated for mistreatment allegations was taken to hospital with severe bruising, her family said.
A national challenge has been launched by the Design Council, in partnership with the Department of Health, to develop new design-led ideas for products and services that make life simpler and more enjoyable for those with dementia, and for their carers.
The pattern of year-on-year increases in the volume of homecare hours purchased by local authoritieshas come to an end showing that, after a 15 year run of growth, spending in 2009/10 was down 8% over the previous 12 month period.
A deeply worrying 81% of social workers have come across abuse in an adult residential care home, with 55% having experienced extreme abuse, a survey by the British Association of Social Workers (BASW) has discovered.