The Conservatives have pledged an extra £1bn per year for social care in England over the next five years, if they win the election.
Commenting on the new ONS publication 'Living longer: is age 70 the new age 65?', Deborah Alsina, Chief Executive of Independent Age, said: “We welcome this new ONS analysis which reinforces our view at Independent Age that age is much more than just a number so it’s important to question our assumptions about ageing.
State of Care is the CQC annual assessment of health care and social care in England.The report looks at the trends, shares examples of good and outstanding care, and highlights where care needs to improve.
Plans to close a council-run care home in a Cumbria village have been branded a "farce" by a local businessman.
A care home has given 28 residents four weeks to find alternative accommodation after it ran up debts of £3m.
Dr Jude Theriot Discusses the diagnosis of Dementia