A shortfall in care home bed spaces is continuing to increase in the UK as private sector building fails to offset the decline in public sector provision.
Self funders are paying almost 50% more for weekly care homes fees than local authorities, according to new research.
Over 100 elderly people are suffering injuries in care homes every day, according to data obtained by the Sunday Times.
A new interactive map has been released which shows where the highest levels of people living with dementia are in the UK.
Elderly people would be allowed to keep three-quarters of their assets under a long-term care cost sharing solution proposed by leading health economist William Laing.
Care homes are predicted to overtake hospitals as the most common place to die by 2040, according to new research.
In its annual litmus test of the health and social care sector, the CQC has warned that the system is “straining at the seams” making future care provision precarious.
The fragmented nature of joined up health and social care has been highlighted in two reports published by the CQC.
The social care system is “broken and underfunded”, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said in response to damning new research.