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Apr 18

We need to do better on social care

Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be. The famously optimistic line by Robert Browning might seem...
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Apr 18

Carers ‘need mandatory LGBT training’

Carers looking after older people should be given statutory LGBT training to help tackle homophobia in the sector, the charity...
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Feb 18

Care workers ‘exhausted’ by staff shortage

A care worker in Northern Ireland has said she feels like a "workhorse" because a shortage of staff means she...
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Feb 18

Reablement: a new analysis

Dedicated funding to enable councils to establish reablement services was first made available in the 2010 Spending Review. The policy...
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Feb 18

Cold weather warning – Kent urged to keep warm and well

With cold and wintry weather predicted over the next few days, families across Kent are being urged to follow a...
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May 17

Conservative manifesto: Why many will pay more for care

What the Conservatives have proposed for elderly care in England is complex. They are changing certain thresholds as well as...
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May 17

Tom Hardy, Russell Brand and David Tennant support BBC Minds Matter campaign to encourage people to talk about mental health

Tom Hardy, Russell Brand and David Tennant support BBC Minds Matter campaign to encourage people to talk about mental health...
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May 17

Why it’s important to visit your elderly parents

Dutiful, caring children who visit their elderly parents help to prevent them getting Alzheimer's disease, a study found. A 'reliable,...
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Apr 17

UK social care sector in crisis due to staff shortages

Last month, a care home in Leeds was forced to close its nursing wing, not because of funding cuts or...
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Apr 17

MPs warn of ‘price first, quality second’ approach to social care

Social care standards are being driven down by a lack of adequate funding, MPs have warned. The Commons Communities and...
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Mar 17

MPs call for urgent review of social care funding

An urgent review of social care funding is needed as “inadequate” resources are placing people at serious risk, the communities...
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Feb 17

Care sector ‘at risk despite promises of more money’

Vital care services for older and disabled people in England remain at risk – despite government attempts to protect the...
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Feb 17

BETTER CARE FUND NOT ON HOLD INSISTS GOVERNMENT

The government has dismissed reports that the introduction of the Better Care Fund will be delayed. The Guardian reported this...
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