A Cornwall woman's family is challenging a ruling by the NHS to send her to a nursing home or get agency carers because she has Alzheimer's.
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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.
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