Shadow chancellor accuses government of forcing cash-strapped councils to absorb cuts.
Cross-party group of politicians says isolation and cuts are driving ‘hidden’ malnutrition.
Jeremy Hunt urged to prevent further private limited companies being established by NHS trusts in England.
Council funding cuts have reduced help for the old in deprived areas, study shows.
Landmark study strongly suggests that by 2020 austerity policies will have caused 120,000 excess deaths.
Survey shows that only 1 in 4 social workers feel England's adult social care system is 'fair and safe', due to devastating funding cuts.
Scottish Health Secretary Shona Robison is seeking assurances there will be no cuts to disability benefits for people set to benefit from ‘Frank’s Law’.
Recruitment experts warn Brexit poses a threat to the availability of skilled care workers, at a time when the sector is already struggling to retain staff.
Seven years of cuts to social security benefits and health and social care budgets have eroded disabled people's rights, equality bodies warn.
Charities call on the government to provide more support for unpaid carers, including regular respite breaks from caring.
Councils forced to exceed their budgets by £605 million in order to protect children at immediate risk of harm.
There are a number of ways that care can be funded.
Concerns that minimum wage enforcement activity could destabilise an already struggling social care sector.
The Care Quality Commission has underlined the inadequate quality of care in examples of English care and nursing homes that failed their inspections.
Local authorities plan to find £824m of savings, meaning they will be spending £6bn less on social care than in 2010 when austerity began.
SNP's Angus Robertson says 'the Tories are gearing up for more cuts on a monumental scale'.
Sector leaders say they feel muzzled by 2014 legislation despite believing policies would prove hugely damaging.
Greens pledge to review essential disability benefits and scrap hated 'fit for work' tests, as party accuses the Tories of removing disabled people's basic rights.
Amber Rudd says Tories are unsure about maximum people should have to pay and will consider options after 8 June.
Policy would be paid for with a 1p rise on all rates of income tax.
Survey finds 57% would pay extra to reverse shortfall caused by years of cuts.
Research by Age Scotland found that four thousand older people were made to wait several weeks for a care assessment.