Thursday 22 March 2018
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3.5 million older people worried about keeping warm

Almost half of older people say increasing cost of energy is a major concern this winter

Care Act to clamp down on care home top-up fees

The government is to introduce new regulations making it harder for care homes to ask for top-up fees from families with relatives in care.

Nursing boss Christine Hayes failed to protect residents

A former nursing home director failed to protect vulnerable people in her care, a hearing has ruled.

Vitamin B may not reduce the risk of memory loss

Vitamin B may not reduce the risk of memory loss according to a new study in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Care plan savings over-optimistic

Questions are being asked about what impact a flagship government scheme to improve the care of vulnerable patients in England will have.

Bedford care home: Nurse failed to list medication on transfer

An elderly man failed to receive vital medication after a transfer to an £800-a-week nursing home in Bedford because of a system failure, a coroner said.