Monday 17 December 2018
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Sussex care home fire murder accused takes stand

A care worker accused of starting a fire that killed a pensioner has broken down in tears in the witness box under cross-examination at Lewes Crown Court.

How exercise is helping people living with dementia

Exercise - gentle walking, a moderate gym session or even dancing and a sing-song - can help people cope with the devastating impact of dementia, researchers believe.

Southern Cross boss steps aside

The chairman of Britain's biggest care homes provider has stepped aside as the group was braced for an "intense" period of restructuring talks.

The Claptrap and Quackery Commission

If it sounds like claptrap and it looks like quackery . . . yes . . . it's CQC. The Claptrap and Quackery Commission (CQC) are misleading the public by publishing reports intended to give the impression that care homes are regularly inspected.

The Increase in the National Minimum Wage from October 2011 could put jobs at risk.

The announcement by the Business Secretary Vince Cable that the National Minimum Wage for adults will increase by 15p per hour from October to £6.08 an hour, an increase of 2.5% from October, will be met with dismay by care providers.

Family receive Middlesbrough care home payout

The family of a grandmother have received a payout after a review found she suffered "significant harm" in a Middlesbrough care home.