The financial situation of more than a third of carers in the UK is so bad they do not want to wake up in the morning, research suggests.
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A care firm has apologised after an elderly blind woman was left alone for two days after her carers did not turn up to help her.
Care services minister Paul Burstow has criticised councils for slashing social care support before knowing the results of the public sector spending review, due next month.
Older people are overwhelmingly failing to plan for later life and havent woken up to the impending care crunch, according to new research
Local authority leaders have warned that councils could struggle to maintain adult social care services
he Chancellor is putting the safety of half a million older people at risk, warns Age UK as older people, wearing George Osborne masks, gathered at HM Treasury to force the Chancellor to face up to the brutal reality of cuts to care in old age.