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New report reveals nearly 1 million over 75s live in poverty

Pensioners aged 75+ are thousands of pounds a year worse off than both younger "Baby Boomer" pensioners and working age adults. Meanwhile, those aged 75+ are also more likely to live in persistent poverty than younger pensioners.

New report reveals older pensioners living on low incomes

Pensioners aged 75+ are thousands of pounds a year worse off than both younger "Baby Boomer" pensioners and working age adults. Meanwhile, those aged 75+ are also more likely to live in persistent poverty than younger pensioners. That"s according to a new report from Independent Age, the older people"s charity.

Thistlegate House in Charmouth care home operators' ban upheld

Operators of a Dorset care home have been banned from running residential care following a tribunal decision.

A different ending CQC review looking at end of life care published

People from certain groups in society sometimes experience poorer quality care at the end of their lives because providers do not always understand or fully consider their needs, according to A different ending: Addressing inequalities in end of life care",

AGE UK RESPONDS TO THE PARLIAMENTARY HEALTH SERVICE OMBUDSMANS UNSAFE HOSPITAL DISCHARGE REPORT

Most people would assume that in a civilised society no older person would ever be pressured to leave hospital without adequate support being in place, yet recent calls to Age UK's advice line also show that in our hospitals today, good basic discharge practice is by no means guaranteed.

Police inquiry care home in Wokingham rated 'inadequate'

An elderly care home being investigated by police over allegations of neglect has been rated as inadequate by the care watchdog.