The number of elderly people receiving help with their care has dropped by a fifth in just four years as councils support only to those at "crisis-point", think-tank says.
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A new strategy to alleviate the crisis in emergency care, focused on elderly and vulnerable patients, was today announced by the...
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A new prize draw system modelled on Premium Bonds could help solve Britain's looming elderly care crisis, experts believe.
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New measures to limit the cost of social care to £75,000 do not deal with the reality of the care crisis, according to Dot Gibson, General Secretary of the National Pensioners Convention.
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A landmark programme of unannounced inspections in hospitals and care homes has found that more than a third are still failing to respect elderly people's basic dignity, despite a series of scandals.
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EXCLUSIVE: Labour's Andy Burnham condemns 'deeply troubling' figures showing 999 was called for an extra 100,000 people aged over 90 in 2011-12, compared to 2009-10.
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Almost three quarters of local authorities are still commissioning care visits to the elderly lasting only 15 minutes, figures show.
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The review is a new bid to tackle a mounting crisis that some experts claim could lead to the system collapsing within six months.
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Nearly three-quarters of people are concerned about the care their elderly relatives receive, with many thinking it is substandard, new research has shown.
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Gov. Brown, unions and social service advocates agree to an 8% cut in service hours rather than the 20% the state sought last year.SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown will no longer seek steep cuts in home care for the elderly and the disabled, ending a prolonged court battle spawned by the state's persistent budget crisis.
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