The Law Commission recently published a consultation paper, Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty.
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Research published in The Lancet Neurology journal indicates that the number of people with dementia in some Western European countries is stabilising.
Vulnerable disabled adults were sworn at, ridiculed and inappropriately physically restrained at a care home at the centre of a police investigation, according to a report.
In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 57 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the South of England.
A "depraved" care worker who sexually assaulted elderly patients and sent footage of the attacks to her boyfriend has been jailed for 10 years.
The Government's ambition to find a cure for dementia by 2025 has been boosted by a dramatic rise in people volunteering to take part in ground-breaking research studies.