The cost of reforming care funding is worth paying, Andrew Dilnot told a meeting organised by Surrey County Council.
Research by Oxford University academics claims Britain spends more on dementia than any of the 15 pre expansion EU countries except for Germany, which has a much higher population.
A care home worker killed an elderly resident by deliberately setting fire to her room so she could act as a heroine, a court has been told.
The number of people aged over 65 in Wales is set to reach more than 860,000 by 2035, according to latest official projections.
Next month sees a major step in the setting up of HealthWatch England, with the start of the recruitment of its Chair.HealthWatch England will be the national consumer champion that will give a voice to collective views of the people who use NHS and social care services in England.
The Department of Health has confirmed that we will not be proceeding with the adult social care excellence award, following the feedback received during our recent consultation exercise.