Wednesday 21 March 2018
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Salford City Council staff bid to run adult social care firm

Greater Manchester council staff are bidding to form their own firm to protect adult social care from budget cuts.

Police probe deaths at Holmdale House Care Home, Ryde

Residents have been moved from a care home on the Isle of Wight ahead of a police inquiry into the deaths of five residents.

Positive results from early-stage trial of a new drug to treat Alzheimer's disease

The results of a highly-anticipated early-stage trial into a new drug aimed at treating Alzheimer's disease have been announced by the pharmaceutical company Biogen Idec.

Care home rapist Colin Stokes victims' due for compensation

The families of three disabled women who were raped by a worker at their care home, are to receive compensation.

Age UK's Budget response

In response Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director for Age UK, said: This Budget contains some measures of benefit to older taxpayers, most notably the increase in tax-free allowances, but we are very disappointed that no additional investment in social care and NHS was announced today.

How do we afford the living wage for care workers?

Des Kelly OBE argues that pay for care workers is one of the most important issues facing social care ?¦ and one of the most controversial