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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Care And Treatment Reviews To Become ‘Business As Usual’

NHS England has set out how it intends that reviews of care and treatment arrangements for people with learning disabilities are to be embedded across the health and care system. Care and Treatment Reviews (CTRs) were developed as part of NHS England’s commitment to improving the ...

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Awareness Of Memory Loss Drops 2-3 Years Before Dementia Diagnosis

US researchers have combined data from three longitudinal studies to reveal that a person’s ability to recognise their memory is failing drops in the two to three years prior to receiving a diagnosis of dementia. The findings shed more light on how the condition affects people’s ...

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Care Workers Honoured At National Awards Ceremony

Care workers from across the UK have been honoured at Shaw healthcare’s annual Shaw Star Awards. More than 180 people gathered at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Oxfordshire for Shaw healthcare’s annual awards ceremony which aims to reward and celebrate the achievements of outstanding staff members ...

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Awareness Of Memory Loss May Decline Before A Diagnosis Of Dementia, Study Suggests

People who go on to develop dementia may begin to lose awareness of their memory problems two to three years before the diagnosis of the condition, suggests a new study published today (Wednesday August 26) in the online issue of Neurology. The analysis included 2,092 participants ...

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World Alzheimer Report 2015 Reveals Global Cost Of Dementia Set To Reach US $1 Trillion By 2018

The World Alzheimer Report 2015: 'The Global Impact of Dementia: An analysis of prevalence, incidence, cost and trends’ finds that there are currently around 46.8 million people living with dementia around the world, with numbers set to increase to 74.7 million by 2030 and 131.5 ...

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Last Chance To Nominate - The 3rd Sector Care Awards 2015

There’s no time to wait, nominations close on 4th September! If you operate in the not-for-profit care and support sector, this is your last chance to nominate someone for a 3rd Sector Care Award. The Awards are open to any individual, team or organisation that excels ...

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