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40 per cent cuts to adult social care would be catastrophic to dementia care

Local councils and other non-protected government departments have been ordered to draw up savings plans worth as much as 40 per cent of their budgets ahead of the Spending Review on 25 November.

Lord Carter's plans for saving the NHS 5bn a year

It's been dubbed the most ambitious ever plan for efficiency savings in the NHS. There has been speculation that it is undeliverable.

One third of older people in the UK affected by loneliness

Friends of the Elderly is calling upon people to hold local Christmas activities so no older person will be alone on Christmas Day unless they want to be.

Response to the CQC's State of Health and Social Care report

Commenting on the Care Quality Commission"s State of Health and Social Care report, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, the older people"s charity, said:

Care England Responds to CQC State of Care Report

Care England, has responded to the Care Quality Commission"s (CQC) State of Care Report. It demonstrates that the care sector is improving in quality of care services despite vastly different levels of funding and it compares favourably to the NHS. The CQC has issued a warning that the sector is being put under great pressure by local government reductions.

'Evil' Yasmin May abused vulnerable at Illogan Highway care home

An "evil" carer who abused vulnerable people at a care home has been jailed for 20 months.