More than 4 million older people are living in areas where there is not enough social care to meet demand, new research has found.
New research has revealed that a £35,000 lifetime cap on care costs for older people would cost £3.6bn by 2035.
The UK care home industry is facing an “unprecedented crisis” amidst rising demand from the ageing demographic, according to leading global property adviser Knight Frank.
Care sector salaries rose by 6.1% to a six-month high in November as providers sought to fill vacancies.
The UK is one of the most attractive regions for future inward healthcare infrastructure investment, new research has revealed.
Pressures on the social care system have been reflected in a high number of upheld complaints, according to Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, Michael King.
Chronic underfunding and a dysfunctional social care system are contributing to a growing workforce crisis, the IPPR has warned.
Almost four in ten care homes failed to meet acceptable standards in CQC inspections this month, a report has revealed.
Over 1,000 care home residents died suffering from malnutrition, dehydration or bedsores over the past five years, according to new figures.