Wednesday 17 October 2018
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Pensioners miss out on £billions despite number in poverty rising

New Age UK report shines a spotlight on poverty and inequality among pensionersTens of thousands of the very poorest pensioners missed out on an estimated £3.7 billion in Pension Credit and Housing Benefit in 2013/14, according to the latest Government figures analysed in Age UK"s new Chief Economist"s Report.

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.