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Chris Packham: People like me with 'invisible disabilities' can have a less anxious day out
Chris Packham: People like me with 'invisible disabilities' can have a less anxious day out
Wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham knows only too well the moments of anxiety that a day out somewhere new can bring to someone with an "invisible" disability like autism. Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, he finds social situations challenging. That is why he is... Read more
 
Theresa May takes break from Putin and Brexit to talk with home care workers
Prime Minister Theresa May took time out from dealing with Russia, Brexit talks and international terrorism to chat with home care workers at the unveiling of Right at Home’s 50th domiciliary care business. Fresh from talks with allies on how to deal with... Read more
 
Sainsbury's made employee with dementia feel 'happy and valued'
A son has praised Sainsbury’s on Twitter for supporting his mum to stay on at work, "going above and beyond to make sure she's happy and feeling valued". With tweets that have gone viral, Doron Salomon, thanked the supermarket in Kenton, North London, for keeping her... Read more
 
Underpaid disability claimants to receive up to £20,000 due to DWP miscalculation
The Government has been ordered to cough up between £570m and £830m to cover overdue disability benefits payments, which were mistakenly underpaid when previous benefits schemes were changed over to the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in 2011. This estimation... Read more
 
Stephen Hawking: Man of brilliance and possibility
Stephen Hawking: Man of brilliance and possibility
Tributes are being paid to internationally celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking who died at his home at the age of 76, but doctors initially gave him only three years to live when he was 21. Diagnosed with motor neurone disease at this young age, Stephen Hawking... Read more
 
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston backs #ShareTheOrange dementia campaign
Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston is the latest television star urging the nation to #ShareTheOrange to encourage people to think differently about dementia. The American screenwriter is calling on people to share a thought-provoking film on social media for dementia... Read more
 
Student cooks for elderly neighbour giving her a 'reason to keep going'
When a stroke robbed Zena Ware of the use of the left side of her body, she became isolated and lonely and found it increasingly difficult to cook for herself. But last April, when 23-year-old student Amelia Johnston knocked on her door with a warm plate of food, it... Read more
 
'I don't feel nervous' says deafblind man embarking on 52-mile trek
A deaf and blind climber has challenged himself to trek night and day along the Ridgeway – a national trail in the south of England - as part of a 52 mile journey to raise money for a disability charity. Forty-four-old John Churcher has a hearing impairment and only... Read more
 
Home care workers get 17% pay rise from Manchester Living Wage
Home care workers in Manchester are to receive a £1 an hour pay boost from 1 April to ensure they get ‘a proper living wage’. Domiciliary care workers will see their pay increase from £7.50 - the National Living Wage (NLW) to what has been dubbed the ‘Manchester... Read more
 
Woman with early onset dementia: 'I want to prove I can run London Marathon'
Woman with early onset dementia: 'I want to prove I can run London Marathon'
A 62-year-old woman with early-onset dementia is on a mission to challenge people’s perception of the condition by running the London Marathon in April 2018. Sue Strachan, who is known by friends and family as ‘Strawny’, was diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2014.... Read more
Jobs & Recruitment
Home care boss gave up social work to 'give people the help they deserve'
Fed up of being 'hamstrung by budget cuts', Samuel Holmes turned his back on social work and now runs his own home care business. By running a company that specialises in supporting older people, he now feels more able to provide person-centred care. He says: “I used to... Read more
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Team Leader / Senior Carer 22 4.92%
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Dementia Care & Nursing Home Expo 2018
Date: 25 Apr 2018 - 26 Apr 2018
Location: NEC, Birmingham
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Date: 27 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
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Date: 10 Jul 2018 - 11 Jul 2018
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10 Most Read News Articles of the Month
1 Tributes paid to 'selfless' care worker who died travelling to work in the snow
2 Snow joke for care staff seeking 4x4s to reach elderly's homes
3 Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston backs #ShareTheOrange dementia campaign
4 Outstanding Kent home care provider treats people with 'kindness, dignity and respect'
5 Mental health patients sent 'out of area' for care left vulnerable and isolated
6 WHO reviews risk to humans of microplastics found in bottled water
7 Home care workers get 17% pay rise from Manchester Living Wage
8 Running legend Ron Hill vows not to let dementia 'get me down'
9 New MS drug could slow down 'Secondary Progressive' stage of disease
10 Theresa May takes break from Putin and Brexit to talk with home care workers
 
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