Labour have responded to an independent report on the care work industry with a raft of new proposals, aimed at providing better care for patients and working conditions for carers.
Ed Miliband says a Labour government would set a statutory minimum wage target linked to average earnings, as he sets out plans to tackle low pay.
Some residents have been moved from a care home for the elderly in Abergele after inspectors found evidence of neglect and poor conditions.
Together with the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO), we have announced a new arrangement for people who want to raise concerns about adult social care in England which will make it easier for people to complain about their care.
Spot checks are to be carried out in hospitals in light of a report prompted by the death of an elderly patient.
Pensioners expecting a government cap on the cost of elderly social care in England to mean help paying their bill are "in for a shock", a report warns.