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Nurse who strapped patients into wheelchairs suspended

A nurse who strapped patients into their wheelchairs and swore at them has been suspended for 12 months

Low levels of vitamin D linked to higher dementia risk

People with very low levels of vitamin D in the blood may be twice as likely to develop dementia, according to a large British study published in Neurology

Care home neglect witness plea in Operation Jasmine review

Families who believe loved ones were neglected while living in care homes in south Wales have been urged to give evidence to an independent review.

Care home resident numbers remain static despite elderly population rise

Despite an 11% rise in the number of people aged over 65 between 2001 and 2011 in England and Wales, the number of care home residents has hardly changed.

RNHA Wants Minister to Tell Councils What They Should Pay For Good Quality Nursing Home Care

Care minister Norman Lamb has been challenged by the Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA) to say how much he thinks local authorities should be payingnursing homes so that residents who qualify for public funding receive the level of care they need.

Changes in the Older Resident Care Home Population

In response to the ONS statistics on changes in the older resident care home population between 2001 and 2011 Chief Executive of Independent Age, Janet Morrison, said: