Social workers are too often placing people with dementia in care homes following a hospital episode contrary to the Mental Capacity Act's requirement to consider the 'least restrictive option', says Elmari Bishop.
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The National Care Line News
Social workers must stop defying Mental Capacity Act by resorting to care homes
Equity Release Council to brief policy makers on advice for older people
The Equity Release Council is to brief policymakers on improving access to financial advice for older people at the House of Commons today.
Retirement at 70 will be 'new norm'
Retiring at 70 will soon be the new norm, as the number of Britons saving enough for old age reaches an all-time low.
The babysitting grandparents who save families 7billion a year
Study shows older generation cares for 1.6million UK children
Million 'at risk' from Care Bill
More than a million elderly and disabled people in need of care could be totally shut out of the system because of the fine print of the Governments reforms, the leaders of Britains biggest caring charities warn today.
A good cup of tea please
The most popular request by the elderly in Lancashire when asked if there are any jobs to carry out is making a cup of tea.
Lamb issues plan to integrate health and social care for all by 2018
Care services minister Norman Lamb vows to remove barriers to co-ordinated care to improve outcomes for people with long-term conditions and value for money.
Care with meals is Peace of Mind
A new community service which offers the elderly care with their meals has been launched as a groundbreaking pilot scheme in Lancashire.