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Unison seeks care sector overhaul

Union leaders have called for a "radical shake-up" of the care sector to prevent another Southern Cross crisis, following the latest Government update on the group's closure.

Catalogue of NHS errors in care of dying man

A confidential report seen by Channel 4 News into the care of a dying, elderly man on an NHS ward has found a catalogue of failings.

Lancashire County Council wins care cuts legal case

Two elderly disabled women have failed in their legal challenge against Lancashire County Council's budget cuts which could slash care for adults.

Touch-screen test could play role in diagnosis of dementia

British company Cambridge Cognition has today announced that it is planning to trial a computerised memory test in GP surgeries.

Warning over disability living allowance shake-up

Ministers must learn the lessons of past welfare changes or risk a proposed shake-up of disability support leaving many in poverty, a charity claims.

Number of jobs in adult social care rises

The number of jobs in adult social care in England rose by 7% to 1.77 million between 2009 and 2010 according to new figures released by Skills for Care.