Thursday 18 October 2018
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Thousands of people with dementia left without support after diagnosis

With the number of people living with dementia estimated to hit one million by 2020, Age UK is warning of an urgent and growing need to support those who have been told they have the condition.

New research reveals funding issues over new rights for carers could overwhelm councils

Concerns are being raised by adult social care directors in England that they may not be able to meet the duties placed on them under the Care Act which comes into force next month.

CCTV catches abuse of grandmother

The family of an 84-year-old great grandmother who has Alzheimer's claims to have secretly recorded footage of her being abused by care workers.

Thousands of complaints made about elderly care in England

Thousands of allegations of abuse and neglect of elderly people were made in England last year, the BBC has learned.

A third of over-65s think Britain has become a worse place to live in the last year

More than a third of people aged 65 years and over (nearly 4 million)[i] believe Britain has become a worse place to live over the past 12 months, according to new research for Age UK

Care worker Melissa Swift admits murder attempt

A care worker has admitted trying to murder three colleagues by adding bleach to drinks at a West Midlands care home.