Sunday 15 December 2019
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Call to improve care of elderly with broken hips

One in five elderly people with broken hips do not get surgery quickly enough, a survey shows.

Older and disabled people face wave of care charge rises

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.

Barbaric' council separated disabled teenager and foster mother

The sister of a severely disabled teenager has said Manchester City Council was "barbaric" and "unprofessional" for taking him away from his foster mother.

Winchester care home boss sacked after choking death

A care home manager who failed to call an ambulance as one of her patients choked to death has been sacked.

Care home nurse who slept on duty suspended

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.

Insulin resistance increases risk of Alzheimers

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.