Almost a fifth of people have no idea where to find information about care - prompting a charity to call the social care system “bewilderingly difficult for older people and their families to navigate”. ReadMore>>
Tue, Aug 21, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Almost a fifth of people have no idea where to find information about care - prompting a charity to call the social care system “bewilderingly difficult for older people and their families to navigate”. ReadMore>>
Tue, Aug 21, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Within three months a care home group has halved the number of antipsychotics drugs for its dementia residents and reduced drugs use by a third for residents who have more general challenging behaviours. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
A unique pain program is helping complex surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively, while offering alternative ways to cope with their pain and improve how they function. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
Staff in hospitals across the UK have been getting the sick and elderly out of their pyjamas and beds during the day to stop them experiencing premature ageing. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 20, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
A nursing home in Dorset, operated by four generations of the same family, has been rated as ‘Outstanding' by the CQC and praised by inspectors for its end-of-life-care. ReadMore>>
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
A war veteran who was shot down on his very first flight during World War Two and went on to survive multiple flying missions across Europe, will be the guest of honour at the Royal Air Force's 100th birthday party. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
The eyes may be a window to the brain for people with early Parkinson's disease. People with the disease gradually lose brain cells that produce dopamine, a substance that helps control movement. Now a new study has found that the thinning of the retina, the lining of nerve cells in ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
Properly composed treatment and refraining from cigarette consumption can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease resulting from type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. In some cases, the increased risks could theoretically be eliminated. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
A care worker has won praise for her heartfelt defence of carers on social media, describing how a day's work can require her to be as ‘a cleaner, a cook' and 'a hand to hold.' ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
A care worker has won praise for her heartfelt defence of carers on social media, describing how a day's work can require her to be as ‘a cleaner, a cook' and 'a hand to hold.' ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
A slate of guidelines to shape the future of Parkinson's biomarker research have been published. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
The Montessori method of educating toddlers and pre-schoolers has been used to support those with dementia in the US and Australia since the late 1990s. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
The Montessori method of educating toddlers and pre-schoolers has been used to support those with dementia in the US and Australia since the late 1990s. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Care homes have been testing a health app which can spot whether an elderly person is unwell early and reduce residents' need to go into hospital. ReadMore>>
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Treatment guidelines say patients who undergo minimally invasive aortic heart valve replacements should receive two antiplatelet drugs to reduce the risk of dangerous blood clots. A new study has found that a single antiplatelet drug may work just as well, with lower risks of life-threatening bleeding and other complications. ReadMore>>
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
A whopping £91,000 was lost by each victim of pension fraud last year, with 45-65 year-olds most at risk of falling prey to these scams. ReadMore>>
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
In 1993, neurologist Camilo Gomez, M.D., coined a phrase that for a quarter century has been a fundamental rule of stroke care: 'Time is brain!' The longer therapy is delayed, the less chance it will be successful. But the 'time is brain' rule is not as simple as it once ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
#WhereIsPenny? That's the question being asked of people across the country, as Age UK resorts to sending a giant pig on a tour of UK cities to get the public talking about their experiences of social care. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
A new study has shown that use of peripheral nerve blocks in the treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia (TGN) may produce long-term pain relief. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
The use of benzodiazepines and related drugs (Z drugs) is associated with a modestly increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
A new study examines the factors that influence how a person adapts to visual field loss following stroke. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
Travellers from as far away as New Zealand are writing postcards to a care home's elderly - including instructions on how residents can carry out a traditional Maori war dance. ReadMore>>
Mon, Aug 13, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Men respond to their spouse's illness just as much as women do and as a result are better caregivers in later life than previous research suggests, according to new research. ReadMore>>
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
With millions of people playing the smartphone game Sea Hero Quest - believed to be the world's largest dementia experiment - academics have discovered where a person lives can impact on their navigational abilities. ReadMore>>
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has taken action to cancel the registration of a Croydon care home, forcing it to close. ReadMore>>
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
New research shows that for the vast majority of individuals, sodium consumption does not increase health risks except for those who eat more than five grams a day, the equivalent of 2.5 teaspoons of salt. ReadMore>>
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
Biological markers responsible for extreme exhaustion in patients with cancer have now been linked to fatigue in those with Parkinson's disease, according to new research. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 09, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
One of the UK's bravest centenarians is hoping to break the world record to become the oldest tandem skydiver. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 09, 2018
Source: homecare.co.uk
Housing benefit will be kept for older people, the disabled and others living in sheltered housing, ministers have confirmed. ReadMore>>
Thu, Aug 09, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
A new study has shown that women Veterans being treated for fibromyalgia exhibit high rates of childhood abuse. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 08, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
Step aside carrots, onions and broccoli. The newest heart-healthy vegetable could be a gigantic, record-setting radish. Scientists report that compounds found in the Sakurajima Daikon, or 'monster,' radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. The finding could lead to the discovery of similar ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 08, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com
A total of 17 care homes are to be sold off by disability charity Leonard Cheshire as it makes "difficult decisions" in order to "reach significantly more disabled people". ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 08, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
Despite being registered blind, 95-year-old Margaret McNeil has created over 350 pieces of artwork. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 08, 2018
Source: carehome.co.uk
A study of 3,877 randomly selected patients found a significant link between three degenerative eye diseases -- age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma -- and Alzheimer' disease. ReadMore>>
Wed, Aug 08, 2018
Source: sciencedaily.com