Sunday 21 October 2018
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Cuts to care despite promises'

Social care budgets for the elderly in England will be cut this year - despite promises to invest more cash, according to an analysis of spending plans.

Bristol council pay-out ordered over 'poor' care

Bristol City Council has been ordered to pay compensation to an elderly woman who was left in soiled bed sheets at a care home.

Ash Court Care Centre worker held over 'assault'

A care worker has been arrested and four other employees are being investigated over allegations that an elderly female resident was assaulted at a residential home in north London.

winterbourne view closes

A residential hospital where alleged abuse was secretly filmed by the BBC's Panorama has closed.

Protein 'helps predict Alzheimer's risk'

A protein in spinal fluid could be used to predict the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to German researchers

Home care elderly's human rights 'not protected'

The human rights of older people receiving care at home are being overlooked, an inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission has found.