Friday 22 March 2019
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Care worker jailed for abusing women

A care worker who abused two elderly women at a residential home in Cumbria has been given a 12-month prison sentence.

Man admits killing wife with Alzheimer disease

A 74-year-old man who snapped under pressure when caring for his wife with Alzheimers disease has been given a suspended manslaughter sentence

Plans for greater scrutiny of elderly care in England

Plans to "radically drive up" standards of social care in England to protect the elderly have been unveiled by the government.

Criminal records regime scaled back to common sense levels

Plans are on track to restore common sense to employment vetting processes while ensuring public protection, criminal information minister Lynne Featherstone said as the government responded to an independent review.

HSBC opens new compensation route for NHFA mis-selling

HSBC has opened the way for thousands more potential claims for compensation surrounding advice from subsidiary NHFA.

Probe after elderly woman left on floor by care worker

An inquiry has begun after an elderly woman was left on the floor for almost an hour by a carer following a fall.