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Alzheimer's drug tests in six years, Lancaster researcher says

A new drug to prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease could be tested on patients within six years, according to researchers at Lancaster University.

'Unsafe' Kent care home Four Nevill Park is shut down

A care home in Tunbridge Wells has been closed down over concerns about the safety of its residents and the standard of care provided.

ADASS response to the CQC consultation Recognising excellence in adult social care

ADASS welcomes any development which provides clear, consistent, current and accessible intelligence and information that enhances the ability of the individual (and commissioner) to make informed choices.However, ADASS is concerned that these proposals will not deliver these ambitions.

Choices Care group enters administration

A care group providing services to about 800 people with learning disabilities in Scotland and north-east England has gone into administration.

CQC announces new Acting Together programme to involve people who use services in its work

The Care Quality Commission announces Acting Together, a new partnership scheme that enables CQC to call on people who use services to advise on and contribute to its work.

Exercise may help fight Alzheimer's

Exercise increases levels of a brain molecule that may protect against Alzheimer's disease, research has shown.