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Over 4 million older people being failed by social care system, research finds

Over 4 million older people being failed by social care system, research finds

More than 4 million older people are living in areas where there is not enough social care to meet demand, new research has found.

Research reveals £35k care cap would cost £3.6bn

New research has revealed that a £35,000 lifetime cap on care costs for older people would cost £3.6bn by 2035.

UK care home industry facing ‘unprecedented crisis,” says Knight Frank

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 wages rise as providers bid to fill vacancies

Care sector salaries rose by 6.1% to a six-month high in November as providers sought to fill vacancies.

UK remains key healthcare infrastructure market despite Brexit, research finds

The UK is one of the most attractive regions for future inward healthcare infrastructure investment, new research has revealed.

BREAKING NEWS: High complaint levels reflect social care pressures, says Ombudsman

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.

Think tank warns of 400,000 social care workforce shortage

Chronic underfunding and a dysfunctional social care system are contributing to a growing workforce crisis, the IPPR has warned.

Almost four out of 10 elderly care homes underperforming, research finds

Almost four in ten care homes failed to meet acceptable standards in CQC inspections this month, a report has revealed.  

Shocking care home dehydration and malnourishment statistics revealed

Over 1,000 care home residents died suffering from malnutrition, dehydration or bedsores over the past five years, according to new figures.

SCIE calls on government to invest in innovative and effective social care models

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has called on national and local policy makers to invest in scaling up innovative and effective social care models.