Monday 18 December 2017
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The fact that millions of vulnerable disabled and older people will lose out on basic social care support, which would offer them a dignity and levels of independence, obviously does not keep our elected politicians up at night.

Different kinds of physical activity shown to increase brain volume

A new study, from UCLA Medical Centre and University of Pittsburgh, suggests that a variety of physical activities, from walking, to gardening and dancing, can increase brain volume.

Bradford care staff refused to serve bacon sandwiches

Staff at a care home refused to give residents bacon sandwiches due to "cultural differences", a report said.

Devon care home woman in punishment room 200 times

A disabled woman in a care home was put into a so-called "punishment room" nearly 200 times, a court heard.

Doctors urge chancellor to increase social care funding

Fourteen doctors' leaders have written to George Osborne asking for further funding for social care in today's Budget.

Older people face 'double whammy' of unmet needs

Hundreds of thousands of older people are facing "double whammy" of unmet care needs and being chronically lonely.