Please find below a summary of media coverage from the Spring Seminar, which includes two front pages in the nationals:


Times (front page): Stop separating elderly couples

Telegraph (front page):

Guardian Online: Calls for end to 'inhumane' separation of elderly couples being moved into care

Independent Online: Senior judge says it is 'inhumane' to separate elderly couples going into care

BBC Online: Judge criticises 'inhuman' separation of elderly couples

Daily Mail: Separating elderly couples is inhumane, says top judge

Daily Express: Splitting elderly couples could kill them because 'people die of broken heart', says judge

Sun Online: DON'T GO BREAKING OAP HEARTS High Court judge slams ‘inhumane practice’ of separating elderly couples in care homes ‘because people die of a broken heart’

Mirror p4 (print only)

Care Home: Senior judge calls splitting couples in care homes 'inhumane'

Community Care: ADASS chief vows to raise profile of Approved Mental Health Professionals


LGC: ADCS president reveals Home Office missing persons 'madness'