Over 2,300 adults have needlessly died from diseases linked to malnutrition over a 10 year periodMalnutrition is fast becoming the 21st century,s silent killer, with over 2,300 adults dying from illnesses related to poor nutrition in hospitals alone. This is a worrying figure for a developed nation such as the UK.
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Carers at a Bristol nursing home ignored dementia sufferers despite repeated calls for help, inspectors have found.
Exercising to music can help elderly people improve their balance and reduce the number of falls they have, a study has found.
New research claims that a drug commonly used in the treatment of type II diabetes can help treat Alzheimer's disease.
Staff at a Shropshire care home have claimed beds available for the elderly are not being filled due to problems with red tape.
If the Coalition Governments Vision for Social Care is to become a reality, the managers of front-line services will lead many of the changes necessary. But after years of compliance with top-down policies, can these managers take the initiative?