One in five elderly people with broken hips do not get surgery quickly enough, a survey shows.
Steep rises in charges for non-residential care at three councils is sparking fears that a wave of increases could endanger access to care for older and disabled adults.
The sister of a severely disabled teenager has said Manchester City Council was "barbaric" and "unprofessional" for taking him away from his foster mother.
A care home manager who failed to call an ambulance as one of her patients choked to death has been sacked.
A nurse who was recorded snoring when she should have been looking after residents at an East Yorkshire care home has been suspended for a year.
Rising numbers of people who are resistant to insulin or who have type 2 diabetes may also have an increased risk of Alzheimers disease according to a new study published in Neurology.