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Posted on 01 February 2012
A new specialist wing will open at the Ashwood Nursing Home in Spalding, Lincs on Saturday and a special guest will be long to cut the ribbon.Final work has been completed within the past week and the new facility, which has seen the home’s capacity ... More »
Posted on 01 February 2012
The good work of carers at a home in Shropshire has earned them the chance to pick up a national accolade. The dedication and commitment of staff at the Maer Lane scheme in Market Drayton has been recognised by them being named amongst the contender... More »
Posted on 31 January 2012
Spending on care provisions has fallen by half a billion pounds and standards have remained static since the coalition government came into power in 2010, claims a report published this week by the charity Age UK.In fact, projections released in Age ... More »
Posted on 13 January 2012
The NHS and Hampshire County Council are calling on people to consider taking immediate action as soon as they notice a relative showing signs of dementia.Symptoms of the cognitive brain disorder include memory loss, confusion and mood swings and the... More »
Posted on 13 January 2012
A group of friends have formed a campaign group against the proposed closure of a care home in West Cumbria.As part of Cumbria County Council’s attempts to reform the way in which it delivers care services to the public, Richmond Park in Workington i... More »
Posted on 12 January 2012
The cost of care is a ticking time bomb for many elderly people says Saga.The group for over-50s believes that pressure is mounting on pensioners and their families to pay for care costs themselves as local authorities making sweeping cuts to their b... More »
Posted on 11 January 2012
A group of campaigners have called for Stoke-on-Trent city council to rethink its proposed cuts to elderly care provisions.Andy Day, co-ordinator for the North Staffordshire Pensioners’ Convention, says that the austerity measure planned by the counc... More »
Posted on 11 January 2012
The subject of dementia should not be taboo, says renowned actor Jim Broadbent.Speaking with the Independent, the respected thespian said he could not understand the criticism Meryl Streep’s portrayal of Margaret Thatcher has come in for because of t... More »
Posted on 10 January 2012
It is business as usual for one care home despite new owners taking over.Ownership of The Grove in Grimsby had been transferred from Longhurst and Havelock Homes to Lincolnshire care providers Country Court Care, the new proprietors have stated that ... More »
Posted on 10 January 2012
Age UK is calling on professionals from the care industry to support its Care in Crisis campaign.The charity has launched the petition in the hope that it will force the government into making major and much needed reforms to the care system for elde... More »

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