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Lots of money to be saved - but it's not a win-win scenario for everyone

The Care Act's dark secret: A nightmare is brewing for old people's homes

A loophole in the Care Act is threatening to create "catastrophic failures" in old people's homes, ministers are being warned.

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  • The blueprint for the continued delivery of vital care services

    CCN’s Plan for Government and One Place, One budget are a blueprint for the continued delivery of vital care services, read the full report to find out more.

  • RCP gives evidence on dignity in care for older people

    Dr Linda Patterson, RCP clinical vice president, will give oral evidence to the Commission on improving dignity in care for older people tomorrow between 11.45 am and 12.45 pm at Age UK Headquarters, Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA.The Commission is being held by the NHS Confederation, Local Government Group and Age UK. Other witnesses in the same evidence session include Janet Davies, RCN Director of Nursing and Service Delivery and Dr Helena McKeown, BMA Head of Career Doctors and Independent Medical Services.

  • ADASS: Older people must complain more

    ADASS: Older people must complain more

    Peter Hay, president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, speaking on the Today programme, emphasises the impact of cuts and the difficult decisions councils have to make.

  • Age UK: Basic rights are being breached

    Age UK: Basic rights are being breached

    Michelle Mitchell, Age UK's charity director, speaks of the shared responsibility to care for the elderly, and calls for funding to be put in place to ensure this is possible.

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