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PPE SHORTAGES FUELLED SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN CARE HOMES, STUDY FINDS

PPE SHORTAGES FUELLED SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN CARE HOMES, STUDY FINDS

The spread of COVID-19 inside care homes has been fuelled by a lack of personal protection equipment (PPE) – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers...
OVER-45S BELIEVE DELAYS TO SOCIAL CARE REFORMS UNDERMINED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

OVER-45S BELIEVE DELAYS TO SOCIAL CARE REFORMS UNDERMINED FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

New research from Just Group has finds that the majority (56%) of over-45s believe that delays to reforming social care hampered the response against COVID-19. Nearly two thirds of over-75s also say...
REPEAT TESTING FOR CARE HOMES

REPEAT TESTING FOR CARE HOMES

The UK government has announced that approximately 10,000 people in care homes will be given repeat testing as part of a new government study into coronavirus to understand more about its spread in...
Football Heading Ban Welcomed

EXPERT IN DEMENTIA RESEARCH WELCOMES NEW FOOTBALL GUIDELINES

Dr Michael Grey, who leads a project to monitor ex-footballers for early signs of dementia, has welcomed new guidelines that ban children from heading footballs during training. New guidance,...
UEA Research Dementia in Footballers

EX-FOOTBALLERS TO BE MONITORED FOR EARLY SIGNS OF DEMENTIA

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are crowdfunding a new project to test former professional football players for early signs of dementia. Recent research from the University of...
Credit: National Institute on Aging

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY CRITICAL WINDOW FOR TREATMENT OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Neuroscientists at the University of Southampton have made a breakthrough in understanding how Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain, discovering a significant period of time where...
Novacare recruitment and retention project

CARE RECRUITMENT PROJECT LAUNCHED IN PREPARATION FOR BREXIT

Novacare, service and solution provider for the care industry, has launched a project to support the care industry with the recruitment and retention of staff in preparation for Brexit and the...
Adult social care’s economic contribution has increased to £40.5 billion, according to research carried out by Skills for Care.

ADULT SOCIAL CARE CONTRIBUTES £40.5 BILLION TO ECONOMY

Adult social care’s economic contribution has increased to £40.5 billion, according to research carried out by Skills for Care. The new figure was revealed in Skills for Care’s...
Care software provider Log my Care has announced the launch of its new Care Plan and Assessments tool, designed to revolutionise how care plans are created and managed.

NEW TOOL LAUNCHED TO TACKLE CARE PLANNING CHALLENGES

Care software provider Log my Care has announced the launch of its new Care Plan and Assessments tool, designed to revolutionise how care plans are created and managed. The new tool aims to save...
Future of Care Conference will be hosting a panel session discussing the issues surrounding staff recruitment and retention in care.

CONFERENCE TO ADDRESS CARE SECTOR WORKFORCE CHALLENGES

Future of Care Conference will be hosting a panel session discussing the issues surrounding staff recruitment and retention in care. The conference, which takes place on 15th October at the Hilton...

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