TWO workers at a North Lincolnshire care home have been sacked and a third has been disciplined after a pensioner was found hanged in a wardrobe.
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Tens of thousands of foreign migrants work in the UK care sector, the BBC reports on Radio 4's Face the Facts programme.
Scientists have used a new approach to detect Alzheimer's disease in the blood according to research published in the journal Cell
Plans to cut disability benefits could breach human rights laws, the government has been warned. Ministers want to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with a new Personal Independence Payment.
The spiralling cost of caring for dementia patients is to be the subject of a major inquiry by MPs and peers.
Following a successful efficiency drive, the Department of Health is able to make an extra £162 million available to local health and care services to spend this financial year on front line services, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley announced yesterday.