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Dementia rates predicted to double by 2040, as experts urge ‘national conversation’ on funding

Around 900,000 people are thought to currently have dementia in the UK. According to this latest study, published in The Lancet Public Health journal, this will rise to 1.7 million by 2040

How will the NHS cope if social care fails?

What is happening to the social care workforce, and how can we solve it?

Government continues to bury its head in the sand over social care, says RCN

The Government’s long-promised plan to fix social care has been slammed by the RCN, for not addressing low pay and critical staff shortages in the sector

COVID-19's impact on care homes was not inevitable

What national policymakers do to protect people who use and provide adult social care still matters – and the scale of the impact of COVID-19 on social care was not inevitable

Failing the coronavirus test

Public goodwill, and sympathy after his own brush with COVID, is giving way to a disquiet that the Prime Minister is not really engaged with a national emergency

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