Billions of pounds must be spent to restore quality and access in the adult social care system to an “acceptable” standard, peers have urged.
Scotland’s elderly are facing increasing waits for the social care they need, a new report suggests.
Over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra in National Insurance to help fund a fairer social care system under plans drawn up by senior Tory Damian Green.
The social care system in England is at “crisis point”, with more people asking for care but fewer receiving it, according to a report.
Health bosses have asked for a ban on new inmates being sent to Perth Prison as overcrowding is causing safety concerns for medical staff.
A Perth care worker has been handed a warning after he molested a colleague and told her he loved her.
A new suicide prevention initiative will be launched in Dundee after findings showed the city has the highest rate of people taking their own lives in Tayside and Fife.
Union representatives are threatening industrial action over claims carers are being "blackmailed" into accepting split shift working or a cut in pay.
When a teenager goes to university or moves out most parents enjoy the peace and quiet – but for how long?
A war of words has erupted between Angus Council and the Scottish Government over a ‘missing’ £1 million.