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More male care workers needed

More male care workers are needed to look after older people, the chief executive of Care England has said.

Brithdir Care home failings: Nurses struck off

Three nurses have been struck off for poor care - some of which led to patient deaths - at a Caerphilly county home.

The costs of dementia in Europe have increased by 25 per cent to $300 billion in 2015

The total estimated worldwide cost of dementia has reached $818 billion (£521 billion) and will become a trillion dollar disease by 2018, finds the World Alzheimer Report 2015.

National Living Wage will damage care homes

The National Living Wage could result in a "catastrophic collapse" in the number of care homes, according to the five biggest providers.

Care home owner guilty of force-feeding residents

An owner of a care home has been found guilty of force-feeding elderly residents and failing to seek immediate help for a scalded woman aged 99.

Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty - paper published

The Law Commission recently published a consultation paper, Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty.