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Home Instead's 'exceptional' team celebrate 16th 'outstanding' rating

Melissa McAlees, 23-May-17 article from 'News' section

Home Instead Senior Care Worcester has become the first home care provider in the county to receive an 'outstanding' rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Praised for providing dignified home care

'Weak and wobbly' Theresa May makes social care cap U-turn

Angeline Albert, 22-May-17 article from 'News' section

Prime Minister Theresa May, has announced the public will be given the chance to have ‘an absolute limit’ on what they must pay for their social care costs, in a Conservative manifesto U-turn that has been described as more ‘weak

Nurses with dementia 'may forget' to give patients medication

Sue Learner, 19-May-17 article from 'News' section

In the wake of the Royal College of Nursing calling for nurses with dementia to be allowed to carry on working, an expert on dementia has voiced concerns that a nurse with dementia may forget to give patients their medication. The

Dementia deaths expected to quadruple by 2040

Melissa McAlees, 19-May-17 article from 'News' section

The number of people expected to die from dementia is set to soar in the coming years, putting end-of-life services under 'intense pressure', new research has found. By 2040, it is estimated there will be

May's manifesto promises 'death tax' and asks elderly to pay more for home care

Angeline Albert, News Editor, 18-May-17 article from 'News' section

People living in their own homes will have to pay more for domiciliary care because the Conservative party's manifesto pledges to include the value of people's property in means testing to assess how much individuals should pay for

UK's Top 10 home care providers as rated by elderly and disabled and their families

Sue Learner, 17-May-17 article from 'Innovative Care' section

The UK’s Top 10 home care providers for 2017 have been chosen by older people and those with disabilities, who are currently receiving home care. homecare.co.uk, the leading home care reviews site, has collated

Elderly with dementia benefit from Japanese chair gymnastics

Angeline Albert, 17-May-17 article from 'Innovative Care' section

If you thought rubbing your stomach and patting your head at the same time was a mindless game for kids, think again, as the country’s care homes look to embrace a Japanese import that sees chair-based gymnastics benefit people with

Ex-soldier with dementia cycles 934 miles in 'fightback' for family

Angeline Albert, 15-May-17 article from 'Features' section

Forty-one-year-old Chris Graham has Alzheimer’s but is wasting no time in cycling the length of Britain to raise money for research into a disease that has killed his father at 42, grandfather at 46, aunt at 38 and cousin at 41. Chris

'Radical action' required to reform home care services in Scotland

Michaela Mildenhall, 12-May-17 article from 'News' section

Home care in Scotland needs 'radical reform', according to Scottish Care, which has highlighted a whole host of problems, including high staff turnover, short care visits and fewer elderly receiving free personal and nursing care. Research

Free dementia sessions: Care workers to share experiences of caring for people with dementia

Sue Learner, 12-May-17 article from 'News' section

Home care workers will be sharing their experiences of caring for people with dementia at a free dementia awareness session in Guildford. The session on 25 May is being held by Home Counties Carers along

Autistic women diagnosed late in life: Appearing 'normal' on an 'uneven playing field'

Sue Learner, 12-May-17 article from 'Features' section

Many women with Autism are not diagnosed with the condition until they reach middle age, leaving them wondering what is ‘wrong with them’. Boys are still five times more likely to be diagnosed with Autism

Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto promises £8bn for social care and new 'National Care Service'

Angeline Albert, 11-May-17 article from 'News Analysis' section

The Labour Party will create a National Care Service providing 'care for all' and give £8bn for social care, a leaked election manifesto reveals. £8bn for social care If elected to

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