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26th June 2013

Study finds older people feel stereotyped and a 'burden'

A three-year study backed by the Royal Voluntary Society has found that two thirds of older people feel stereotyped and 61 per cent of over-65s think society sees them as a burden. The Shaping Our .. read more »

26th June 2013

Osborne calls for 'seamless' health and social care in England

The Chancellor George Osborne has called for the creation of a 'seamless' health and social care system in England. During his spending review today (June 26) he called for £3bn to be set asi.. read more »

18th June 2013

Death rates in England's care homes may be monitored by CQC

The Care Quality Commission, England's health and social care regulator, is looking into how it could record death rates to pick up on poor care in nursing and care homes. The move follows a BBC P.. read more »

13th June 2013

Domiciliary care in spotlight over CCTV footage

Domiciliary care was in the spotlight today as the BBC obtained CCTV footage of a woman who was distressed at the lack of dignity provided by her home carers. The footage, shown on the BBC's luncht.. read more »

13th June 2013

Audit Office warning over continuing healthcare claims backlog

A Wales Audit Office (WAO) report has warned that a backlog over Continuing Healthcare (CHC) claims is unlikely to be cleared by the June 2014 deadline set by ministers. The claims have been made b.. read more »

7th June 2013

Baroness Joan Bakewell to be Care Home Open Day ambassador

The broadcaster Baroness, Joan Bakewell has been announced as the public face of National Care Home Open Day on June 21. The event will see care homes across the UK open their doors to the public i.. read more »

5th June 2013

Public inquiry call after collapsed care homes neglect trial

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, has called on the Welsh Government to set up a public inquiry after the collapse of a trial into alleged neglect in a string of South Wales .. read more »

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