Care funding news

Posted on 02 February 2012
New studies into dementia with Lewy bodies will soon be getting underway in Bath thanks to £220,500 worth of funding from two of the country’s leading Alzheimer’s disease charities. Alzheimer’s Research UK and BRACE have joined forces to set up a th... More »
Posted on 02 February 2012
A decline in mental processes can be linked to heart failure, a new study claims. Research conducted by scientists at the University of Western Australia and published in the European Heart Journal has found that patients suffering with heart proble... More »
Posted on 02 February 2012
More than half of British adults, many of which are looking at their care needs, do not have a will in place. According to a new poll conducted by investment management firm Brewin Dolphin, 63 per cent of 2,028 questioned said that they do not have ... More »
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 »

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