When a teenager goes to university or moves out most parents enjoy the peace and quiet – but for how long?
The number of adults aged 65 and over needing round-the-clock care will rise by over a third to more than one million during the next 20 years, experts have suggested.
England has been “left behind in the race” to resolve its social care funding problems, a charity has warned.
Just over one in 10 adults over 55 have set aside money to cover the costs of any future care needs, the consumer rights group Which? has warned.
A war of words has erupted between Angus Council and the Scottish Government over a ‘missing’ £1 million.
Controversial plans to introduce split shifts for social care workers were booted into the long grass after a tempestuous meeting in Dundee City Chambers last night.
More than 30 social care jobs could be cut in a shake-up of care services in Dundee.
Council chiefs are drawing up a million-pound plan to safeguard some of the region's most vulnerable children, The Courier can reveal.
Fears have been raised that the Health Secretary is leaving experts in the cold a she investigates extending free personal care.
Angus workers who respond to panic buttons in more than 4,000 homes have been told by bosses they are "not" an emergency service.