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Care agencies 'must ensure recruits can speak English'

A government adviser says agencies should make sure people they recruit as carers can speak English before placing them in vulnerable people's homes.

Nursing Home: Hair-pull pair admit abuse

Two people have admitted abusing dementia patients at a care home.

Stoke-on-Trent home care staff pay and conditions 'should be improved'

Pay and conditions of home care workers in Stoke-on-Trent should be improved, a city council report has recommended.

Mental health patients forced to travel miles for care

A lack of beds is forcing mental health patients in England to seek treatment in other NHS facilities up to hundreds of miles away, BBC research has found.

A million lonely older people spell public health disaster

A million lonely older people spell public health disaster. New research by Age UK, has found an increase in the number of chronically lonely older people. Campaigners warn of a growing public health crisis.

Building positive relationships in care homes

Building positive relationships in care homes Article by Des Kelly OBE Executive Director National Care Forum