Wednesday 21 March 2018
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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.

Unpaid Roseneath Care Home staff work for free before closure

Staff at a care home for elderly dementia sufferers in Birmingham have continued to work unpaid, despite its imminent closure.

NCA Budget Response

National Care Association has welcomed the Chancellor's emphasis in the budget on providing businesses with the "confidence to grow". However, as providers we have a number of concerns about the ability of "businesses to grow"

Unfunded National Living Wage will put care services into crisis

Care England, exhorts the Chancellor to put more money into the care sector to fund his announcement of a National Living Wage.

Almondsbury care home nurse struck off for bullying

A care home nurse who force-fed sandwiches to a patient has been struck off for her bullying and abusive behaviour.

GPs say patchy services fail dementia patients

Doctors have raised fresh concerns about the level of support people with dementia and their carers get from the NHS and social services in the UK.