Care managers are as much overwhelmed by guidance as they are by bureaucracy. It's not that the guidance itself is bad, much of it can be extremely helpful; indeed, not all of the bureaucracy is unnecessary.
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As reported yesterday by Immigration Matters the High Court in London confirmed the expected further hammer blow to Home Secretary Theresa May's troubled plans for a interim cap on UK immigration.
Three care workers who used mobile phones to film "despicable acts of abuse" on elderly dementia sufferers in Bradford have been jailed.
95 per cent of hospitals do not have mandatory training in dementia for all staff according to an interim report published today (Thursday, 16 December 2010) by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
The family of a Somerset pensioner who died after being given a wrong drug dose has lodged a formal complaint with a pharmacy.
A judicial review into the funding of care home places has heard how the future of dozens of elderly and vulnerable residents needs to be decided.