The Carer is a respected nursing and residential care home information resource, assembled by our team of experienced journalists and researchers. The Carer is published quarterly and distributed via direct mail throughout all of England and Wales. In addition to our press edition, we also feature a comprehensive online industry/ provider directory and current news stories here on as a resource for our core readership of care home proprietors, managers and directors.

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Life Begins At…80?

Think tank urges continued focus on preventing ill health as research highlights that ill health and inactivity is not inevitable. Age UK announce plans for annual “Greengross Lecture” A new factpack published today by the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK) (1) illustrates the realities of living ...

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Wales To Launch Groundbreaking Dementia

A nationwide online and telephone service that helps people to take part in dementia research studies launches in Wales today. Join Dementia Research promises to accelerate the pace of dementia research in Wales by allowing people with and without dementia to register their interest in studies, and ...

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Norfolk Care Home Residents Transform Garden

Residents at a Norfolk care home have transformed its garden as part of a special project. The workshops have received a total makeover in keeping with a seaside atmosphere, a new summerhouse has been built and salad and vegetables have been planted in the garden. It all ...

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The King’s Fund Issues Stark Warning Ahead Of The Budget As New Survey Shows Nine Out Of Ten Hospitals Forecasting Deficits

The King’s Fund has warned that unless additional funding is found, a growing black hole in NHS finances could have significant consequences for patient care. In a briefing published before next week’s Budget, the think tank warns that financial problems are now endemic among NHS providers, ...

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Omnicell Comments On Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s Announcementto Help Tackle Medication Non- Adherence

Paul O’Hanlon, Managing Director for UK & Ireland, Omnicell UK comments; “We welcome the announcement from Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt this morning to bring in a new initiative to help tackle medication adherence rates in the UK by displaying the cost of NHS medicines on ...

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Alzheimer’s Society warns of effect of heat on people with dementia

Alzheimer’s Society is warning that today’s high temperatures could lead to severe health problems among vulnerable people with dementia unless they take special precautions to keep cool and well-hydrated.  The problems can become particularly exacerbated if people are living on their own.  Megan Cruise, Advice Service ...

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