Dementia research is being prioritised from March, Paul Burstow, the Care Services Minister, will announce.The Minister will say that he wants more of the billion pound research budget to be spent on dementia research
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A 59-year-old former care home manager is facing charges of wilful neglect and ill treatment under the mental health act.
A major review by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on stroke care has found the extent to which patients are supported in coping with life after stroke varies significantly across England.
Red tape and overly cautious officials are problems facing people who care for the elderly, a report has found.Care organisations say "common sense and trust" need to be brought back into Wales' care system for elderly people.
Plans to close care homes for elderly people across Kent have been approved. Eleven care homes are affected and Kent County Council (KCC) said each site had been considered separately.
Belgian scientists have raised concerns about the common practice of 'tablet splitting', whereby patients or nursing home staff cut pills into smaller pieces to make them easier to swallow.