NHS Confederation Chief Executive Niall Dickson has said 2019 needs to be the year that social care is fixed. In a speech at the Westminster Health Forum earlier this week, he told an audience that social care deserved a “similar type of settlement” to that delivered in the recently published ...Read More »
Investigation of frailty as a moderator of the relationship between neuropathology and dementia in Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional analysis of data from the Rush Memory and Aging Project Researchers in the US have found that those who are frailer in later life are more likely to have the diseases underlying ...Read More »
A report entitled Business Outlook 2019 produced by business property experts Christie has revealed that the number of beds rose by 2% between 2016 and 2018 despite a 2.1% drop in the number of homes. Average prices rose by 3.1% in 2018, the slowest rate of growth in five years. Richard Lunn, ...Read More »
Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said: “Patients must not suffer as a result of the Brexit process. Even if there is no deal we cannot have no agreement about how to protect patients in the UK and across Europe. “We ...Read More »
Community leaders in Liverpool have pledged to make it as easy as possible for people living with dementia to make the most of city council services. A special motion agreed by the city’s Full Council this week reaffirmed the council’s commitment towards making Liverpool an ‘inclusive and accessible dementia council’. ...Read More »
Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care and Busy Bees have come together to develop an innovative and practical solution to help people fund their long term care. This initiative was developed from the successful salary sacrifice scheme for childcare which Busy Bees developed. ...Read More »
An NHS programme in Somerset has helped patients avoid 7,500 nights in hospital and freed up at least £2 million for other services. Somerset’s pioneering ‘Homefirst’ scheme offers patients who are healthy enough, and their families, tailored help to finish therapy at home, with personalised care reducing stays in hospital ...Read More »
Researchers in the US have found that older adults who are more physically active in later life have better memory and thinking skills. They also found that this association was not affected by having Alzheimer’s or signs of other neurodegenerative diseases. The results are published Wednesday 16 January in the ...Read More »
A social care provider is celebrating after two of its services – a rehabilitation team and a care home – both received 100% ‘Good’ reports from UK’s health watchdog. The Optalis support and rehabilitation team, who provide short-term care and support to people in their own homes across the Windsor ...Read More »
Pioneering care village operator, Belong, has partnered with Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat, in a unique three-year research project to explore how the arts can improve the lives of those with dementia. The collaboration, called ‘Where the Arts Belong’, will see Belong Birkdale, currently under construction on Oxford ...Read More »
By Dr Gero Baiarda, Private GP & Primary Care Dermatologist at GPDQ, the UK’s first doctor-on-demand app Christmas Day will soon be upon us. For most of us, it’s a time of joy and happiness as we gather with loved ones and celebrate the festive spirit. My children have spoken ...Read More »
Influenza (also known as flu) is a very common infectious disease which spreads easily and can have serious consequences for some people. Most flu infection occurs during the winter months. Care home residents are extremely vulnerable to flu because: • Residents are often elderly and frail • Residents often have ...Read More »
Independent energy consultant Joss Clarke offers guidance to care providers keen to take a proactive approach to their energy use. When discussing energy solutions, it can be easy to think technology holds the answer. Yet while the advancements and developments made in smart energy mean it is often a worthy ...Read More »
With Brexit looming large in early 2019, the UK care sector is bracing itself for turbulent times ahead. It is estimated that around 60,000 care sector workers will be impacted when the UK officially leaves the European Union, which begs the question – what will become of our already ailing ...Read More »
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