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Care Home Bosses Sentenced

A care home owner has avoided jail after she was convicted of ill-treating and neglecting residents.Annette Hopkins, 65, who owned Briars Retirement Home, Southampton, was order to pay a total of £52,000 and given a 30-week suspended prison sentence.

Dropped Coventry care agency owner speaks

The owner of a care agency, dropped by a council after a serious case review into an elderly woman's death, has spoken about the case.

Runcorn care worker abused residents with dementia

An internal investigation is under way at a Cheshire care home after a support worker was convicted of abusing dementia sufferers.

Huge gap in local authorities meeting deadlines

Opportunity Links, has conducted a probing survey that shows lack of resources and fragmented information mean there is a split among local authorities in meeting government deadlines for adult social care information

Dropped Coventry care agency owner speaks

The owner of a care agency, dropped by a council after a serious case review into an elderly woman's death, has spoken about the case.

High mortality rates for people with dementia reflects poor diagnosis levels, study claims

People with dementia could be missing out on help and support in the early stages of the condition because of late diagnosis, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal today.