Critical elderly care report

Elderly and vulnerable people in England are at risk of receiving "poor or unsafe care", the regulator has said. It has warned there was a culture in which the "unacceptable care becomes the norm".

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NHS cost-cutting 'being put ahead of patient care'

Vulnerable people are at risk of receiving "poor or unsafe care" as pressures on care services take their toll, according to a new report.

Patient welfare may be put at risk because of NHS cuts Credit: PA Wire

The ageing population and the rising tide of patients who suffer from complex or multiple illnesses mean that some care providers are struggling to provide "person centred" care, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Pressure on the care system is having an impact on the respect that patients are receiving in some areas, according to the State of Care report.

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