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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.
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has vowed to scrap winter fuel allowance for wealthier pensioners.
Around one in four UK pensioners are not claiming all the state benefits they are entitled to, research by Age UK shows.
Research by Age Scotland found that four thousand older people were made to wait several weeks for a care assessment.
Council leaders say local authorities in England should be able to target the extra cash where it's needed most.
Social care in England faces a funding gap of at least £2.6 billion by 2020.
Housing white paper to incentivise building of sheltered accommodation to encourage older people to sell large houses.
A leading carers' charity has welcomed the Government's decision not to devolve responsibility for Attendance Allowance.
Children’s commissioner calls for local authorities to help more young people who care for sick, disabled or addicted relatives.
Theresa May under pressure as doctors urge funding U-turn and cross-party alliance warns millions of people are at risk.
Half a million older people at risk from £513 million UK homecare deficit.
CQC warns that sector as a whole is at risk as providers of care for elderly and disabled people pull out over rising costs and cuts to council budgets.
People likely to be urged to put money aside to cover their own costs.
Government accused of having no strategy as figures show average pensioner’s income would not even cover six months of care.
Carers UK has set out its vision of a society that respects, values and supports carers.
More than half of pensioners would have to make significant alterations to their lifestyles if not for the benefits system, according to new research.
Groups with low life expectancy should be able to 'get state pension early', say Age UK.
Age UK and Carers UK call for fresh approach to support those juggling work and unpaid care.
New research highlights fundamental problems concerning how different social care services will be affected in the future.
Pensioners aged 75 and over are on average £59 a week worse off than younger pensioners, according to a worrying new report.
Gordon Fraser, 73, has to crawl up the stairs in his home because Dundee City Council says fitting a stairlift would be a health and safety hazard.
Responsibility for attendance allowance could be transferred to local authorities, but critics say it is disguised cost-cutting.