Tuesday 11 December 2018
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Runcorn care worker abused residents with dementia

An internal investigation is under way at a Cheshire care home after a support worker was convicted of abusing dementia sufferers.

Huge gap in local authorities meeting deadlines

Opportunity Links, has conducted a probing survey that shows lack of resources and fragmented information mean there is a split among local authorities in meeting government deadlines for adult social care information

Dropped Coventry care agency owner speaks

The owner of a care agency, dropped by a council after a serious case review into an elderly woman's death, has spoken about the case.

High mortality rates for people with dementia reflects poor diagnosis levels, study claims

People with dementia could be missing out on help and support in the early stages of the condition because of late diagnosis, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal today.

Huge gap in local authorities meeting deadlines

The Cambridge-based information provider for families and adult social care, Opportunity Links, has conducted a probing survey that shows lack of resources and fragmented information mean there is a split among local authorities in meeting government deadlines for adult social care information: 12% are already fully delivering services but 40% have not yet developed their strategies.

Couple, aged 87 and 97, marry in north London care home

At the age of 97, Henry Kerr has married 87-year-old Valerie Berkowitz after wooing her for four years.