Saturday 22 September 2018
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100 days and counting

As the Tory government passes the milestone of its first 100 days in office The National Care Association ask the question; "how high on the Government"s agenda is the crisis in social care funding in view of the Chancellor"s Budget in July, a Budget which imposed further costs of circa £1bn plus on the already fragile market?"

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.