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Statistical manipulation disguises the fact that disabled people are being hit the hardest by cuts to benefits and services, by Simon Duffy
Poor social care policies end up costing the country more in the long term in more expensive healthcare. That is the view at least of Member of Parliament Paul Burstow, who claims action must be taken now to redress the balance.
AN innovative project has been launched to improve care for people with dementia following successful trials in towns across the North-East.
Alzheimer's Society today launched its Connecting Communities project, focused on raising awareness of dementia within BME communities across eight London boroughs.
A SOCIAL worker has slammed the Royal Borough's plans to replace employees with agency staff as the deadline for controversial new council contracts looms.
An investigation has been launched after a care home ordered prostitutes for its disabled residents, claiming the therapeutic visits were fulfilling basic levels of care.
Essex County Council has announced its private fostering service has been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsed.
THIRTEEN Oldham careworkers faced disciplinary action in 2011-12, and three were dismissed. The figures were revealed in Oldham Council’s adult social care services annual report.
Judges overturn ruling which disallowed an overrun in costs racked up in defamation action
Rise from three to four pre-school children per staff member as restrictions on registered childminders also lifted
Some policies and services for young people in Jersey with physical or learning disabilities need to be improved, a charity said.