A carer has been charged with attempted murder after a 90-year-old woman was beaten and stabbed in west London.
The victim is fighting for life in hospital after she was attacked at an address in West Drayton on Thursday evening.
Police said they were called to reports of an elderly woman assaulted at an address in Lilac Place at 8.20pm.
The victim suffered a stab wound to the neck and serious head injuries "consistent with blunt force trauma", a Met Police spokeswoman said.
She is currently in a critical but stable condition at a west London hospital.
Abosede Adeyinka, 52, of Hayman Crescent, Hayes, has been charged with attempted murder.
She appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates Court on Monday and was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on May 30.