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Age UK comment on care cap being postponed until 2020

The Government is right to delay implementing the cap on care costs as the top priority must be to stop the social care system that millions of older people depend on from collapsing in its entirety.

Woman, 93, died after care home failures

A 93-year-old woman died in a care home after staff "missed opportunities" to seek help, an inquest heard.

CQC joins the Call to Action Dementia Words Matter campaign

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has signed up to an important campaign to show the health and social care regulator"s commitment to best practice in the use of language when talking or writing about people living with dementia.

Devon care worker Christina Sethi admits sex attack charges

A female care worker has admitted sexually assaulting residents at a care home in Devon.

Care of learning disability patients Reform remains slow

The author of a review into the care of people with learning disabilities in England has reported an "absence of any tangible progress" since he issued it.

Over a million older people struggling to cope at home with zero care

The number of older people who have difficulty with basic tasks such as getting out of bed, washing and dressing but who get no help[1] has now soared to over one million according to shocking new analysis by Age UK.