People living at home should be allowed to take risks and care professionals should not ‘give up on people trying to be independent after a hospital discharge or in their own homes' the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has warned. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Outdoor air pollution may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease and contribute to kidney failure, say researchers. Scientists culled national VA databases to evaluate the effects of air pollution and kidney disease on nearly 2.5 million people over a period of 8.5 years, beginning in 2004. The scientists compared ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
A care home in London for people with severe learning disabilities and autism has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, for substantially reducing aggressive behaviour. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Elizabeth, a resident at Murdoch House Care Home in Wokingham, who was born in 1912, the same year the Titanic sunk, has just celebrated her 105th birthday. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Viral singing sensation Teddy Mac, also known as 'The Songaminute Man', is releasing his debut album to mark World Alzheimer's day and to help raise money for Alzheimer's Society. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Viral singing sensation Teddy Mac, also known as 'The Songaminute Man', is releasing his debut album to mark World Alzheimer's day and to help raise money for Alzheimer's Society. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
By studying rodents, researchers showed that instead of attacking germs, some neutrophils may help heal the brain after an intracerebral hemorrhage, a form of stroke caused by ruptured blood vessels. The study suggests that two neutrophil-related proteins may play critical roles in protecting the brain from stroke-induced damage and could ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
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A care home in Solihull for ex-service men and women has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, which found the home to be ‘inclusive' and supportive of LGBT residents, where ‘people matter'. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Nearly 99 per cent of all people with advanced dementia are not receiving adequate specialist care services, according to a recent research report. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
A new treatment for osteoporosis provides major improvements in bone density and more effective protection against fractures than the current standard treatment. This study is the first that compares the effect of two osteoporosis medicines on fractures. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust has pleaded guilty to health and safety breaches over the death of a teenager who drowned in a bath while receiving its care. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Owners of seriously or terminally ill pets are more likely to suffer with stress and symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as poorer quality of life, compared with owners of healthy animals, finds a study. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Hospitals in Leicester have introduced new visiting hours designed to ‘improve the experience of people with dementia'. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
People with schizophrenia have a mortality rate that is three times greater each year than those without schizophrenia, and die on average, eight years earlier than people without schizophrenia according to a new study. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Gender matters when it comes to what's most likely to elevate blood pressure in young to middle-aged adults. The volume of blood pumped from the left ventricle during heartbeats, i.e., stroke volume, is the main determinant of blood pressure levels in women, while blood pressure in men is more likely ”ReadMore>>”
Sun, Sep 17, 2017
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Primary care practices using the Measure accurately, Act rapidly and Partner with patients (MAP) program drove down hypertension rates among patients. In six months of MAP, hypertension control rose from 65.6 percent to 74.8 percent, among more than 21,000 hypertension patients at US primary care practices. ”ReadMore>>”
Sun, Sep 17, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Two in five patients are at increased risk of ending up in a home because of treatment delays after breaking their hips, according to a report by The National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD). ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
A group of up to 40 cyclists, made up of people working in the care sector, are taking part in a 78 mile cycle ride in a bid to raise £30,000 for the Care Workers Charity. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
A group of up to 40 cyclists, made up of people working in the care sector, are taking part in a 78 mile cycle ride in a bid to raise £30,000 for the Care Workers Charity. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Sep 15, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Care homes which champion equality and human rights are more likely to be rated outstanding, according to the `Care Quality Commission. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Sep 14, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Monty Python star Terry Jones put his best foot forward and joined in with over 3,500 other walkers at the Alzheimer's Society's London ‘Memory Walk', one year on from being diagnosed with a rare form of dementia. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Sep 14, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
All people living with HIV should be screened for chronic pain, which affects 39 to 85 percent of people with the condition, recommend new HIVMA guidelines. Those who have chronic pain should be treated using a multidisciplinary approach focused on non-drug options ranging from yoga to physical therapy, note the ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Sep 14, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
As healthcare providers see more patients with opioid abuse and dependence, they face a difficult challenge: What's the best way to manage acute pain without contributing to the patient's opioid use disorder? ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Prime Minister Theresa May was forced to defend her Government's disability rights record in Parliament, taking to the dispatch box to reject as ‘not fair' the UN's view of disability rights in the UK as a https://www.homecare.co.uk/news/article.cfm/id/1587567/UN-concerned-by-Britains-backwards-stance-on-disability-rights|‘human catastrophe' Speaking during PMQs on 13 September, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn took the ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Visionary British theatre director Sir Peter Hall has passed away aged 86, at University College Hospital, surrounded by family. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
A new retirement village which will include apartments as well as a care home, is installing fire-resistant cladding as well as sprinklers and smoke and heat detectors, as part of a fire protection strategy drawn up in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
The chair of the United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) has urged Government ministers to treat those in the homecare sector with "greater respect". ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk