People with dementia are being forced to fight funding battles so they can receive Continuing Healthcare, with some ending up dying before a decision on eligibility has been made. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
People with dementia are being forced to fight funding battles so they can receive Continuing Healthcare, with some ending up dying before a decision on eligibility has been made. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Researchers have found that asymptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) patients are more likely to be older, male, and have more comorbidities and a higher risk of stroke than symptomatic patients. In an analysis of a sustained AF (SAF) group, the prevalence of major comorbidities and stroke risk were comparable in ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed the country's first minister for loneliness, in memory of Labour MP Jo Cox, who was murdered in 2016. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed the country's first minister for loneliness, in memory of Labour MP Jo Cox, who was murdered in 2016. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
People with diabetes, heart failure and other chronic diseases often live independent lives, without a traditional caregiver. But many have a family member or friend who plays a key supporting role in their health care. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Methods from optogenetics and machine learning should help improve treatment options for stroke patients. Researchers have now developed a computer vision technique to analyze the changes in motor skills that result from targeted stimulation of healthy areas of the brain. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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An independent panel commissioned by the Welsh Government has published its vision for health and social care, however critics say its failure to address the “fundamentally important issue of funding” puts the plan in jeopardy. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
An independent panel commissioned by the Welsh Government has published its vision for health and social care, however critics say its failure to address the “fundamentally important issue of funding” puts the plan in jeopardy. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Four amateur rowers who set a new world record for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, have raised over £250,000 for Spinal Research and mental health charity, Mind. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Starting periods early -- before the age of 12 -- is linked to a heightened risk of heart disease and stroke in later life. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
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On the day dubbed as ‘Blue Monday', mental health charities have highlighted that depression is often a lifelong and debilitating illness and not just a daily concentration of the 'winter blues'. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
A new study shows that impairment in mitochondria may actually protect the brain in Parkinson's disease. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
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Sir David Behan has announced he is to step down as chief executive of the Care Quality Commission, with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt hailing him as an “exceptional leader”. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Sir David Behan has announced he is to step down as chief executive of the Care Quality Commission, with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt hailing him as an “exceptional leader”. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jan 15, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
A new study strongly suggests that the brains of people who have died of Huntington's disease (HD) and Parkinson's disease (PD) show a similar response to a lifetime of neurodegeneration, despite being two very distinct diseases. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
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Residents of a care home in Oxfordshire enjoyed some winter ‘spice' when they visited Geri Horner, née Halliwell, at her home to appear on a home-cooking segment for ITV's This Morning. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
The Government wants to recruit business people to fight for the rights of people with disabilities by making trains, restaurants, pubs and fashion more accessible to disabled people. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Residents at a care home in Kent have complained to the Care Quality Commission that they are being forced to listen to 'loud music' such as Beyoncé and Bon Jovi. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Michael Rose became a home care worker at the age of 71, because he wanted to do "something worthwhile" and "different". ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Researchers have just discovered that patients in the Ashkenazi Jewish population with Crohn's disease (a chronic inflammatory of the digestive system) are more likely to carry the LRRK2 gene mutation. This gene is the major genetic cause of Parkinson's disease, which is a movement disorder. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
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A 91-year-old has revealed that the secret to his “long and happy marriage” is to “let the wife be the boss”. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
A 91-year-old has revealed that the secret to his “long and happy marriage” is to “let the wife be the boss”. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Patients are dying in hospital corridors this winter say A&E doctors who have written to Theresa May to say her NHS ‘plans have failed to deliver anywhere near what was needed'. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Patients are dying in hospital corridors this winter say A&E doctors who have written to Theresa May to say her NHS ‘plans have failed to deliver anywhere near what was needed'. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Councils have been reminded by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman that they need to provide better clarity on care home costs, following a complaint by the ‘distressed' family of a man with dementia. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
An intergenerational art project at a care home in Scotland has given residents the chance to take a trip down memory lane. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Some 86 per cent of independent home care providers in Scotland believe they won't survive 2018 and have been described as "genuinely close to collapse". ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Efforts to reverse the nation's opioid epidemic remain beset by the stigma associated with drug use, a group of researchers write in a year-end review. The researchers emphasize the need for the American health care system to embrace medications such as methadone to treat opioid use disorder, provide addiction treatment ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
Urban children with asthma who received a combination of telemedicine support and school-based medication therapy were less than half as likely to need an emergency room or hospital visit for their asthma. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
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Pfizer, the world's largest pharmaceutical company, has announced plans to end its research efforts to discover new drugs for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Pfizer, the world's largest pharmaceutical company, has announced plans to end its research efforts to discover new drugs for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
The experimental drug J147 is something of a modern elixir of life; it's been shown to treat Alzheimer's disease and reverse aging in mice and is almost ready for clinical trials in humans. Now scientists have solved the puzzle of what, exactly, J147 does. They report that the drug binds ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle has seen Jeremy Hunt retain his position as the country's top health chief, prompting many to hope his new title of ‘Health and Social Care Secretary' will bring ‘a new dawn' and not the same old story of care failures. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle has seen Jeremy Hunt retain his position as the country's top health chief, prompting many to hope his new title of ‘Health and Social Care Secretary' will bring ‘a new dawn' and not the same old story of care failures. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Hospital departments and emergency services across the country are reportedly struggling to cope after the arrival of a new and virulent strain of flu from Australia, now being dubbed as ‘Aussie flu'. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Hospital departments and emergency services across the country are reportedly struggling to cope after the arrival of a new and virulent strain of flu from Australia, now being dubbed as ‘Aussie flu'. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
The ongoing storyline played out in the media about whether or not President Donald Trump is fit to be the leader of the free world, has taken a new plot twist with Michael Wolff's new book claiming White House aides believe the President could have dementia. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
A care home in Essex, which helped a resident with complex behavioural needs learn to talk after 24 years, has been rated 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jan 08, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Testing the level of caffeine in the blood may provide a simple way to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study. ”ReadMore>>”
Sat, Jan 06, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com