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CARE HOMES NEED STRUCTURED DRUG MONITORING, SAY ACADEMICS

Published on 13/09/2019

Swansea University academics are calling for policy makers, regulators and healthcare professionals to adopt a structured medicine monitoring system, after research showed a positive impact on the care of people living in care homes and taking mental health medicines.

CAMPAIGNERS PRESENT FREE PERSONAL CARE PETITION TO PM

Published on 12/09/2019

A petition calling on the government to introduce free personal care for older people, signed by more than 13,000 people in just over two weeks, has been presented to the Prime Minister.

BUPA AND THE PRINCE'S TRUST HELP YOUNG PEOPLE FIND WORK

Published on 11/09/2019

A group of young adults have spent time shadowing staff at a West London care home as part of a programme with youth charity The Prince’s Trust.


MINISTER FOR CARE SUPPORTS SOCIAL CARE RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN

Published on 6/09/2019

The adult social care sector is being urged by the Minister for Care to back the next phase of a recruitment campaign launched by the Department of Health and Social Care. 


ENCORE CARE HOMES BACKS HOSPITAL DEMENTIA PROJECT

Published on 5/09/2019

Representatives from Encore Care Homes recently attended a summer garden party at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital to mark the opening of a dementia-friendly summerhouse which they donated to the Bournemouth Hospital Charity.

CARE HOME RESIDENTS EXCHANGE POSTCARDS ACROSS THE GLOBE

Published on 3/09/2019

An Atherton care home is helping to combat loneliness and isolation by reaching out via Facebook group ‘Postcards of Kindness’.

OLDER PEOPLE FORCED TO WAIT YEARS FOR RETIREMENT HOUSING, SAYS CHARITY

Published on 2/09/2019

A number of older people with support or care needs are being forced to wait months and years on waiting lists for sheltered housing, according to older people’s charity Independent Age.

CAPTAIN GLASS RETIRES AFTER DECADE AS RASS CHAIRMAN

Published on 30/08/2019

After ten years at the helm as Chairman of Trustees of The Royal Alfred Seafarers’ Society (RASS), Captain Duncan Glass has announced his retirement.

CARE HOME RESIDENTS EXPERIENCE SPANISH CULTURE IN LANGUAGE LESSONS

Published on 29/08/2019

From flamenco to fiesta, residents at Kingsgate Care Home have been putting their Spanish to the test with lessons from Lingo Flamingo.

ALLIED HEALTH COLLABORATES WITH UNIVERSITY TO IMPROVE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE DELIVERY

Published on 28/08/2019

An Allied Health Professions Director from NHS Grampian has accepted the position of Visiting Professor at Robert Gordon University (RGU) to collaboratively support changes in healthcare delivery to meet the challenges of an ageing population.

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