Over half of older people with care needs have unmet - and often hidden - needs, shocking report reveals.
The care system is ‘fragile’ due to ‘inadequate and unsustainable’ fees from local authorities, independent care providers say.
Severe staff shortages in residential care homes are denying elderly people the most basic levels of care, according to a survey of care workers.
People 65 or receiving social care are being offered a free taxi ride to polling stations in London until 10pm tonight.
Nearly half of adults who currently provide care for a family member say a main reason for doing so is guilt, research reveals.
William Eichler explores what local government organisations hope to see from the next Government.
The wide variation in the way councils use deferred payments for social care costs could put the Conservative’s new plans on ‘shaky foundations’, a former minister has warned.
Almost a third of over 80s are receiving inadequate care and support, warns charity as they call on the major political parties to put social care at the heart of their election manifestos.
The ‘astronomical’ costs of dementia care could take over one hundred years to save for, a mental health charity warns.
The ‘alarming’ funding gap in social care has resulted in at least 400,000 fewer people in England receiving the care they need, health study reveals.