More than a quarter of care homes in the UK are in danger of going out of business within three years, figures obtained by BBC Radio Four suggest.
The jury in the trial of a care home manager and one of his staff has been discharged after the judge ruled it was unfair to continue with the case.
CARE HOMES falling into insolvency have leapt by 18%, new figures reveal.According to Moore Stephens, some 47 care home operators in England and Wales became insolvent last year, up from 40 in the previous year.
About half the care homes in the South East have been told to improve, with inspectors finding homes "smelling of urine".
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Allegations of neglect at two Berkshire nursing homes are being investigated, police have said.