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Caremark staff in Walsall allegedly sold sex chats

CQC is investigating claims staff at a care firm sold sex chats while topless from their office.

Drop in blood pressure linked to increase risk of dementia in old age, study suggests

Middle-aged people experiencing temporary drops in blood pressure could have increased risk of dementia 20 years later.

The social care system is on its knees

Commenting on the Communities and Local Government Committee"s pre-Budget report on adult social care, Richard Humphries, Senior Policy Fellow at The King"s Fund, said: "The Committee"s report adds to the overwhelming evidence that the social care system is on its knees.

Under Lock and Key We must address the challenges of social care funding for people with learning disabilities

Care England, has responded to the Channel 4 programme "Under Lock and Key", screened on Wednesday 1st March at 10.00pm, regarding hospital care for people with learning disabilities and complex needs. Care England understands the importance of giving people the opportunity to live in community settings rather than hospitals and how quality community care can transform lives for the better.

Lack of social care is piling pressure on surgeries and A&Es, Alzheimers Society comment

Almost 9 out of 10 GPs (89%) think reductions in social care are leading to extra pressures in their surgeries, reports the Care and Support Alliance (CSA)

Farnborough, Hampshire home care service rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

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