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Nursery kids star in TV show 'The Toddlers Who Took On Dementia'

Angeline Albert, 23-May-18 article from 'News' section

Three and four-year-olds are central to an investigation into whether toddlers can help older people with dementia, as the stars of a new BBC documentary broadcast tonight. The Toddlers Who Took On Dementia,

70-year-old midwife hailed an 'NHS Hero' for delivering babies on lifeboats

Melissa McAlees, 22-May-18 article from 'News' section

Delivering babies on lifeboats in the early hours of the morning are all in a day’s work for 70-year-old Betty MacIntyre, who has delivered hundreds of babies in extreme circumstances for 50 years. The NHS

London mayor vows to make 'greatest city in the world' dementia friendly

Michaela Chirgwin, 22-May-18 article from 'News' section

London mayor Sadiq Khan met people with dementia at an Alzheimer’s Society event yesterday and said: “London is the greatest city in the world. However, for those Londoners living with dementia and their carers, we can do much more

Home Instead launches campaign to get #1000voices singing for dementia

Melissa McAlees, 21-May-18 article from 'News' section

Home Instead Senior Care has pledged to get 1,000 people singing through a campaign called ‘Songs to Remember’, in support of Dementia Action Week (21 – 27 May). The home care company has created a playlist

Royal wedding? Are we coping? Even Harry took time out for Mental Health Awareness Week

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

Prince Harry may be marrying Meghan Markle but he still took time out to focus on Mental Health Awareness Week (May 14-20). Just days before his wedding, the voices of Prince Harry and his brother, the Duke

Jeremy Hunt drops in to thank 'outstanding' care staff that #MakeADifference

Angeline Albert, 17-May-18 article from 'Innovative Care' section

Home care workers at Bluebird Care got a thank you from Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he popped in to shake them by the hand for the outstanding domiciliary care they give people in Westminster.

Senior nurses 'remove taboo' of therapy pets on hospitals wards

Michaela Chirgwin, 15-May-18 article from 'News' section

Hospital wards have been given the go ahead to accept animals and especially therapy dogs onto hospital wards and other healthcare settings, by senior nurses. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has published

Young 'spokes-people' earn global success with designer wheels for disabled people

Michaela Chirgwin, 11-May-18 article from 'Features' section

Sisters Izzy and Ailbhe Keane have taken social media by storm with their bold, maximalist designs for wheelchair users. Their Instagram account has nearly 43,000 followers which includes celebrities such as Miley Cyrus and Mark Ruffalo

Leading reviews site reveals UK's top home care providers

Sue Learner, 10-May-18 article from 'Innovative Care' section

The leading reviews site for home care providers has revealed the top home care agencies in the UK. Around 900,000 people in the UK receive care at home, yet apart from reports by the Care Quality Commission,

Mum pleads for Huntington's cure for three children with life-changing brain disease

Angeline Albert, 10-May-18 article from 'Features' section

A mother’s ‘handsome young man always with a girl on his arm’ began ‘drinking heavily’ after his Huntington’s diagnosis at 18, her daughter Lizzie can no longer swallow, walk or talk because of it, and her youngest Jonathan wants

One in five people receiving care are 'going without meals'

Michaela Chirgwin, 10-May-18 article from 'News' section

One in five adults receiving care have revealed they are going hungry, with the same amount of people saying they also feel ‘unsafe in their own homes’, according to a survey by the Care and Support Alliance (CSA). Additionally,

Tributes paid as husband reveals Dame Barbara Windsor has Alzheimer's

Angeline Albert, 10-May-18 article from 'News' section

Actress Dame Barbara Windsor has been living with Alzheimer’s disease for four years, her husband has said. Dame Barbara, aged 80, has lived with the condition since she was diagnosed in 2014 and her husband

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