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A new research review, conducted by academics at the University of Hertfordshire, has identified that the cognitive areas where women usually have the upper hand over men, such as verbal communication, are those quickest to decline in women as the Alzheimer’s disease progresses

WOMEN WITH ALZHEIMER’S LOSE VERBAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS QUICKER THAN MEN

A new research review, conducted by academics at the University of Hertfordshire, has identified that the cognitive areas where women usually have the upper hand over men, such as verbal...
CARERS UNHAPPY AT WORK

ALMOST HALF OF CARE PROFESSIONALS ARE UNHAPPY IN THEIR JOB

Many care professionals have fallen out of love with their jobs, according to recent research from independent job site CV-Library. In fact, almost half (41.9%) confessed that they aren’t...
£100,000 pledge from Hallmark for Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Care Workers Charity

£100,000 pledge from Hallmark for Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Care Workers Charity

Hallmark Care Homes is joining forces with Alzheimer’s Research UK and The Care Workers Charity this year in an effort to defeat dementia and ensure no care worker will ever face financial...
People are reluctant to use public access defibrillators to treat cardiac arrests, according to a study led by the University of Warwick.

PEOPLE ARE RELUCTANT TO USE PUBLIC DEFIBRILLATORS

People are reluctant to use public access defibrillators to treat cardiac arrests, according to a study led by the University of Warwick. The analysis of existing international studies, which has...
The safety of care home and sheltered housing residents is still at risk as little action has been taken since the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in June, according to new research commissioned by the British Woodworking Federation.

VULNERABLE RESIDENTS AT RISK AS LANDLORDS IGNORE FIRE SAFETY

The safety of care home and sheltered housing residents is still at risk as little action has been taken since the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in June, according to new research commissioned by the...
Offering general practices more money according to the number of people with long-term health conditions- like diabetes, cancer or dementia- they treat does not lead to improved care, according to a study by the University of Kent.

PERFORMANCE-RELATED PAY DOESN’T PROMOTE BETTER LONG-TERM HEALTHCARE

Offering general practices more money according to the number of people with long-term health conditions- like diabetes, cancer or dementia- they treat does not lead to improved care, according to a...
CARE HOME MEMORY WALK

CARE HOME RESIDENTS’ MEMORY WALK RAISES FUNDS FOR CHARITY

Elderly care home residents have been raising funds for the fight against dementia with a sponsored walk. The Gables Care Home, in Middlesbrough, held a memory walk in support of the...
SUPPORT FOR CAMERAS IN CARE HOMES

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS HUGE SUPPORT FOR CAMERAS IN CARE HOMES

Three quarters of people would be more likely to choose a care home for a family member if independently monitored surveillance cameras were in place, according to new research. The Panelbase*...
A new smartphone app is being developed to help UK veterans find the services they need; whether that’s health services, jobs or housing.

NEW APP LAUNCHED TO SUPPORT UK VETERANS

A new smartphone app is being developed to help UK veterans find the services they need; whether that's health services, jobs or housing. The app is being developed by a partnership between...
Workers retiring from occupations which involve high levels of social stimulation may be at greater risk of accelerated cognitive decline in later life.

SOCIABLE WORKPLACES MAY BE LINKED TO GREATER COGNITIVE DECLINE IN LATER LIFE

Workers retiring from occupations which involve high levels of social stimulation may be at greater risk of accelerated cognitive decline in later life, according to research published in Age and...

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