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Care cuts leave frail elderly fending for themselves

Frail old people in England are being left to fend for themselves because government-funded care is being scaled back, a review suggests.

New report reveals human realities of a social care system struggling to cope

A new report investigating the state of social care through the eyes of individuals and families reveals a system struggling to cope.

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The world does not stand still. Health and care services today are quite different to how they looked 20 years ago.

National Institute for Health Research announces largest ever investment into dementia research

Dementia research will receive £45 million over the next five years as part of a record £816 million investment in NHS research, the Health Secretary announced today.

Care workers sue council contractor in minimum wage battle

Seventeen care workers are alleging failure to be paid the minimum wage in the sector's biggest ever legal claim.

George Chicken staircase death: Firm and manager sentenced

A care home has been fined £1.5m for safety breaches after a resident fell from a fire escape staircase and died.George Chicken, 76, died at Rose Court Lodge, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire in November 2012.