Police are investigating allegations about the standard of care at an Aberdeen nursing home.
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State-funded free personal care for all has been ruled out by the commission tasked with reforming the care funding system, on the basis that it is unsustainable.
The family of a 75-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease has won the right to keep her care arrangements in place.
A wide range of factors adversely influence services for people with dementia and can act as barriers both to maximising their care and to providing cost-efficient services, according to Directors of Adult Social Services.
A Government campaign to raise awareness of the early signs and symptoms of dementia has been launched by Care Services Minister Paul Burstow.
CQC has increased fees for a vanishing service; now it proposes that homes pay extra for excellence. This is money for old rope, and old rope is neither safe nor secure, says John Burton, the Head of the Association of Care Managers (ACM)