Friday 22 March 2019
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Families hide their wealth to avoid care home costs

Some relatives of pensioners are hiding their parents' full wealth to avoid paying care home fees and many local authorities are failing to use the available legal powers to claw the money back.

Good Care Guide launch prompts concerns

Concerns have been raised about a new website that lets people post their thoughts on care providers in England.

Staff suspended after death in Plymouth care home

Three members of staff have been suspended from a care home in Plymouth after the death of an elderly resident, the home has said.

Report is not fair - care homes residents

Residents and family members have given a passionate defence of a Worcester care home criticised in a watchdog report, saying the care there is excellent.

Bullied' care home owners to challenge council powers

A judicial review will scrutinise how Devon County Council pays for places in private care homes, amid allegations that local authorities "bully" providers.

Cost of Aricept to drop after patent protection expires

The cost of one of the most widely-prescribed Alzheimer's treatments is to reduce as a generic version is launched in the UK.