Celebrities support Memory Walk and share private family photos

Six high-profile celebrities including Vicky McClure, Rhod Gilbert and Sir Tony Robinson are supporting Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walks in September and October to raise vital funds for dementia research and support. They are urging the public...
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Transforming Care With TEC-nology

The Home Care Expo are pleased to announce TSA as a show partner on the 17th and 18th March 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham. TSA are the representative body for technology enabled care (TEC) services. They work...
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Home care provider Home Instead given 50th ''outstanding'' rating

A quarter of home care agencies run by Home Instead Senior Care have now been rated ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, a rating which has only been awarded to three per cent of all home...
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Councils confirm thousands are suffering as home care providers hand back contracts

Nearly 80 councils have seen home care providers closed in the last six months impacting on over 7,000 people....
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Dementia and Loneliness: Have we Finally Found a Solution?

It has been reported that up to six out of 10 people with dementia say they experience loneliness and isolation. This is why during Dementia Action Week, #AskUsAnything was launched. To encourage people to start talking,...
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The multitude of benefits eMAR can offer home care agencies

With over 350,000 older people receiving home care in the UK (Wittenberg and Hu 2015) and the demand on a carer’s time increasing, there is a continuous need for home care agencies to look at ways...
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Can smart meters help monitor people living with dementia in their homes?

The NHS will run a major trial to test how smart meters can monitor the health and activity of service users with ‘life-limiting’ conditions such as dementia and Parkinson’s disease. ...
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The route to the future of care

After the incredible success of the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo this year, the gears are officially in motion to organise next years event. There are trends that cannot be ignored by the industry, and...
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Leading the way to sustainability

With the positivity of the promised long term plan, the reveal that there are still spending gaps and forgotten areas of funding shows that there is still a long ways to go to make the whole...
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Increased Budget: Finding the next part of the solution

We recently saw the release of the budget providing an additional £240K for winter pressures and a further £410K made available in 2019/20 for additional care costs; but with the increased pressure steadily ramping up over...
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No Slowing Down for Care

The Green Paper is currently the most anticipated document in the care industry, it will lay out the plans for a long term and sustainable care plan. Given the uncertainty that the future will possess much...
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Dementia Care Can Provide Relief For NHS

There is no doubt that there are speed bumps in the road for both the NHS and the care home industry. As Brexit continues to loom on the horizon and uncertainty grows, the reveal of unnecessary...
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Demonstrating the importance of a community approach to care

Read our feature in Driven by Health With Care's October issue...
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