Thursday 12 December 2019
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Thousands die alone without support, council report finds

Thousands of people are dying alone without friends or family support, a report by the Local Government Association has found.

Chaos, bureaucracy and an unhappy workforce are not good for residents

There are care homes where chaos reigns, where the managers spend their time in the office obsessed with paperwork.......

High mortality rates for people with dementia reflects poor diagnosis levels,

People with dementia could be missing out on help and support in the early stages of the condition because of late diagnosis

Care Home Bosses Sentenced

A care home owner has avoided jail after she was convicted of ill-treating and neglecting residents.Annette Hopkins, 65, who owned Briars Retirement Home, Southampton, was order to pay a total of £52,000 and given a 30-week suspended prison sentence.

Dropped Coventry care agency owner speaks

The owner of a care agency, dropped by a council after a serious case review into an elderly woman's death, has spoken about the case.

Runcorn care worker abused residents with dementia

An internal investigation is under way at a Cheshire care home after a support worker was convicted of abusing dementia sufferers.