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Could YOU Be The Carer’s Next Unsung Hero?

Once again we here at The Carer are looking for an Unsung Hero! To say that the healthcare /social care system has been under scrutiny recently would be stating the obvious, often finding itself in the news for all the wrong reasons. This often results in the hard work and ...

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Apetito Presented With Queen’s Award By Lord Lieutenant Of Wiltshire

Apetito, creator and supplier of meals for the health and social care sector, has been presented with its Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development, by Mrs Sarah Troughton, The Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire. This award recognises apetito’s commitment to conducting business in a way that impacts positively on the environment, ...

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Alzheimer’s Drug Trial Targets By-Product Of Gum Disease

In a poster presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference earlier this week researchers provided an overview of the development of the drug, known as COR388, and how they are working to test its ability to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s symptoms. The researchers highlighted previous findings from a small, ...

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Crime Against Older People Isn’t Well Understood

Older people who have been the victims of crime are often let down by the police and wider criminal justice system which does not always understand their needs and experiences, according to a new report. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) and Her Majesty’s Crown ...

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Trishaw Tours Get Thumbs Up From Urmston Care Home Residents

Residents at an Urmston care home are enjoying regular rides in specially adapted three-wheel bicycles thanks to a new partnership with not-for-profit social enterprise, Cycling Without Age Trafford (CWA). De Brook Lodge, which offers 24-hour residential and dementia care for 52 people, has teamed up with the volunteer-run organisation to ...

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Poll Shows More Than 75% Of Mps Believe Dementia Care Is Underfunded

Alzheimer’s Society has warned that people with dementia are people “ignored and neglected” by the Government as a new poll shows the majority of MPs who overwhelmingly believe dementia services are underfunded, and that urgent social care investment is desperately needed. More than three quarters of MPs (77%) believe social ...

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Engaging With And Attracting Early Talent Into Social Care Is Essential For Succession Planning

By Amanda Marques, Business Solutions Director, Cohesion It is estimated that 24% of all social care workers are aged over 551 and will retire gradually over the next ten years, creating around 320,000 job vacancies within the care industry. One way for care organisations to tackle this issue before it ...

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Immigration – Settlement Scheme

Are you an EU citizen residing in the UK? If so, you’re probably more than a little concerned about how Brexit will affect you and your family in the coming weeks. With Brexit ever looming, the United Kingdom is bracing itself for a tumultuous year ahead. There is so much ...

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Will Exercising While Seated Improve the Health of Frail Older Adults?

Volunteer residents at a care home are taking part in a new University of Birmingham study aimed at assessing whether exercising while seated can improve the health and well-being of frail older adults. The study, called Keeping Active in Residential Elderly (KARE), is being conducted by the Physical Activity and ...

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Fall Prevention – Tips to Prevent Falls

If you have suffered a fall in the past or have become a little unsteady it’s only natural to worry about what will happen if you fall and no one is around. Falls and fractures are a serious health issue and extremely costly, both to the NHS and more importantly ...

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