Wednesday 16 January 2019
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The English public has given a vote of no confidence in the care system

75 leading charities: one of the largest ever independent surveys of social care in England shows people back funding increase

A fifth of people unaware of how to reduce their risk of dementia

More than a fifth of people do not think it is possible to reduce their risk of developing dementia, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by Alzheimer's Society.

Old Deanery Care Home abuse: Three women in court

Three women accused of abusing residents at an Essex care home have appeared in court.

Chase Care Home fined over Claire Hughes wardrobe death

A care home company must pay £133,000 after a female resident with dementia was suffocated by an unsecure wardrobe that fell on her, a court has ruled.

Minister Rapped for Besmirching Reputation of Care Homes Through over Generalised Comments

The Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA) has accused care minister Norman Lamb MP of besmirching the reputation of care homes across the countrywith ill-chosen, over-generalised comments likely to create a negative impression of the quality of service they provide.

Councils could face an additional £1.58 bn annual bill

The amount of people who would be happy to reduce their assets below the £23,250 threshold in order to ensure the state pays for the majority of their long-term care has almost doubled over the last year from 23% (2013) to 40% (2014).