A staggering 93% of councils in England and Wales don't make it a contractual condition for homecare providers to pay care workers for travel time, according to a Freedom of Information request by UNISON.
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Two people have been arrested as part of a police investigation into a care home in Oxfordshire.
A unique inquiry into the state of the care home sector for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) today calls for sweeping change to "inject humanity" back into care homes, with personal relationships put at the heart of how they are run and regulated.
A new overhaul of the care system will leave more than 300,000 older and disabled people struggling to live on their own, a coalition of more than 75 charities including Age UK is warning the Government.
Three care workers have been jailed for abusing dementia patients at a Cumbria home.
A care home has admitted health and safety breaches after an 85-year-old resident suffered burns when she was placed in a bath that was too hot.