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Care workers continue to be denied the minimum wage

Employers are continuing to illegally pay home care workers below the national minimum wage, as was outlined in a parliamentary debate

National Care Association

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.