‘A game changer’. The UK’s first LGBTQ+ extra-care housing scheme gets go ahead | Society

Bill Moss, a retired prison officer, felt isolated before Covid. As the only gay person in…

Sally Warren: ‘Covid has brutally exposed the fragilities of the care sector’ | Society

As the government’s keenly awaited winter plan to protect social care in England dribbled out earlier…

UK care home residents facing fresh restrictions as Covid infections rise | World news

Thousands of families of care home residents are facing fresh distress as operators enforce tighter visitor…

Fears grow for care homes as coronavirus cases rise across UK | World news

Concerns are growing over an increase in Covid-19 cases in care homes in England, prompting the…

From tearaways to tractor kids: putting down roots on a care farm | Environment

Jordan Ellis was not suited to school. “I couldn’t just sit there and concentrate. I had…

‘They were withering away’: Why did Colin Harris and nine others die in a Skye care home? | Society

Covid-19 did not come to Skye for a long time, so much so that the people…

Robots to be used in UK care homes to help reduce loneliness | Society

Robots that can hold simple conversations and learn people’s interests are to be deployed in some…

Quarter of Covid victims in England and Wales have dementia – study | World news

People with dementia accounted for a quarter of all Covid-related deaths in England and Wales, and…

Warning of rise in child protection referrals as English schools reopen | Society

Labour and a leading children’s charity have warned about a likely jump in referrals to child…

Kent unable to take in more unaccompanied child refugees, council says | UK news

Kent county council has said it is unable to look after any more unaccompanied child refugees…