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UK carers 'desperately worried about finances'

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.

Apology after blind woman 'left for two days' by carers

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.

Burstow slams councils for cutting care before spending review

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.

Care crunch looming for over 65s - Bupa

Older people are overwhelmingly failing to plan for later life and havent woken up to the impending care crunch, according to new research

Council leaders warn of 20bn adult care funding gap

Local authority leaders have warned that councils could struggle to maintain adult social care services

Chancellor Forced to Face Up to 500,000 Older People at Risk under Spending Cuts

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.