Thursday 18 January 2018
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Call for proof of 'chemical cosh' cuts in care homes

Evidence of progress on reducing the inappropriate use of antipsychotic medication in care homes has been demanded by the Older People's Commissioner for Wales.

Inquiry launched after five month care home wait for elderly woman

An elderly woman with dementia spent five months waiting for a place at a nursing home despite being ready for hospital discharge.An inquiry has been launched after Iris Sibley, 89, lived in room at Bristol Royal Infirmary between August and December last year because no suitable care home place was found.

Delayed discharge: 'Its not just about the money'

Sustained concern about the state of adult social care " most recently expressed by Conservative-controlled county councils such as Surrey and Kent " has led the Prime Minister to ask the Cabinet Office to look at options for a more sustainable social care system in the longer term.

Care home lift crush death bosses admit guilt

The son of a woman crushed in a care home lift more than three years ago has expressed relief that her bosses have admitted health and safety breaches.

Care at home service in Epsom rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found the quality of care provided by Home Instead Senior Care, Surrey, to be Outstanding following an inspection in November 2016.

Alzheimers Society unveils new brand

The leading dementia charity has launched its new brand to give a stronger voice to every single person affected by dementia.