Nora Harrad, Gladys Townsend and Cecily Day who all live at Caldwell Grange Care Home have been sharing a joke over their combined ages but remain unfazed by the fact they are reaching the age of 100 together. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Dental hygienist, Jane Peterson, is making a difference to the lives of residents in cares homes across the UK, helping them to achieve a “real sense of wellbeing” from the feeling that a fresh mouth gives them. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
A noninvasive treatment for knee arthritis has been developed that uses cooled radio energy to target and interrupt pain signals. Known as “Coolief,” the procedure can provide several months of relief from chronic arthritis pain for patients for whom surgery is not an option. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
The Government's decision to make care bosses pay six years' worth of backdated wages in line with minimum wage to night-time staff, is expected to cost care providers £400m - prompting fears of “Southern Cross type” care firm failures. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
A third of dementia cases could be prevented by making environmental and lifestyle changes starting in childhood, new research suggests. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
A third of dementia cases could be prevented by making environmental and lifestyle changes starting in childhood, new research suggests. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
TV presenter Davina McCall, has revealed how she “grieves the loss “of her “old Dad” since he got dementia, but says they are “forging a new relationship, a different one, where perhaps he might need me more”. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
TV presenter Davina McCall, has revealed how she “grieves the loss “of her “old Dad” since he got dementia, but says they are “forging a new relationship, a different one, where perhaps he might need me more”. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Serious gaps in communication have been found between physicians and home health care agencies responsible for caring for often elderly patients discharged from hospitals. The problem, the study said, can contribute to hospital readmissions. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
New research has shown just how adaptive the brain can be, knowledge that could one day be applied to recovery from conditions such as stroke. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Understanding how dietary essential fatty acids work may lead to effective treatments for diseases and conditions such as stroke, Alzheimer's disease, age-related macular degeneration, Parkinson's disease and other retinal and neurodegenerative diseases. The key is to be able to intervene during the early stages of the disease. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Four Bupa care homes in the Glasgow area have been offering free health checks to over 75s who live locally. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Four Bupa care homes in the Glasgow area have been offering free health checks to over 75s who live locally. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
A new, team-based, primary care model is decreasing prescription opioid use among patients with chronic pain by 40 percent, according to a new study. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
A pattern of genes has been identified that is characteristic of osteoarthritis and may be a step towards better treatments for this condition. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Two genes that influence a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease have now been identified by a team of researchers. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Amazon Echo is just one of the digital ideas being tested out, as a result of NHS Digital's decision to give 16 councils up to £50,000 each to spend on technology to improve social care. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Scotland's care sector workforce is nearing a state of ‘emergency', with an average turnover of staff as high as 22 per cent, up from 17 per cent in 2015, according to a survey of Scottish care homes. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Physicians are prescribing anticoagulants to patients with an irregular heartbeat against official safety advice, a new study has found. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Negative media coverage of the side effects associated with taking statins, and patients' own experiences of taking the drugs, are among the reasons cited by stroke survivors and their carers for stopping taking potentially life-saving drugs. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Combining a specific care management program with a commonly-prescribed drug for Alzheimer's, memantine, multiplies the medication's ability to improve daily function by about 7.5 times, stalling some of the disease's most damaging effects, according to new research. With no significant new drug for Alzheimer's having been approved since 2003, the ”ReadMore>>”
Sun, Jul 16, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Researchers have identified altered expression of a gene called ANK1, which only recently has been associated with memory robbing Alzheimer's disease, in specific cells in the brain. Following sequencing of each of these cell types, the scientists found that altered ANK1 expression originates in microglia, a type of immune cell ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jul 14, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
NHS England has announced that 999 calls will now be put into four different categories according to their severity. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jul 14, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
NHS England has announced that 999 calls will now be put into four different categories according to their severity. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jul 14, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Residents of specialist care village, Belong Crewe, have been making waves at dementia-friendly swimming sessions, which have been designed to enhance mobility, appetite and general well-being. ”ReadMore>>”
Fri, Jul 14, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Hospitals in England and Wales have taken steps to improve their dementia care, with over two-thirds of carers rating care as excellent or very good. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jul 13, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Hospitals in England and Wales have taken steps to improve their dementia care, with over two-thirds of carers rating care as excellent or very good. ”ReadMore>>”
Thu, Jul 13, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Brain gyms are becoming increasingly popular in the UK as a way of combating dementia and memory impairment problems. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Brain gyms are becoming increasingly popular in the UK as a way of combating dementia and memory impairment problems. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
A luxury care village, housed in the former headquarters of the world-renowned Terry's Chocolate Factory in York, has officially been opened by the Archbishop of York, John Sentamu. ”ReadMore>>”
Wed, Jul 12, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Leaders in the care sector have taken part in a video urging care providers to sign up to a supporters club run by the Care Workers Charity. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Leaders in the care sector have taken part in a video urging care providers to sign up to a supporters club run by the Care Workers Charity. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Dose reduction may improve pain, function, and quality of life for patients prescribed long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain, report researchers. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
People with disabilities in the UK still face a lot of prejudice, with just over a quarter of Brits admitting to avoiding conversations with disabled people, according to new research. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is the most frequently used psychological intervention for people with chronic pain, and new approaches for improving CBT outcomes may be found in the psychological flexibility model and Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT), according to research. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
An 'appalling' home care agency which made care visits lasting ‘as little as six minutes' has been put into special measures by the care watchdog and is now the subject of an ongoing investigation, following a client's death. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
Singer and TV personality, Michelle McManus, joined staff, residents and relatives to officially open Mearns House, a new dementia-friendly care home in Scotland. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Dying adults in the United States have 2.5 people assisting them, on average, according to a new study. Yet those caring for adults at the end-of-life, especially spouses, are likely to report that they have no one assisting them and no time for themselves. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Changes in the visual systems of newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease patients may provide important biomarkers for the early detection and monitoring of the disease, according to a new study. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
A care home manager who continued working throughout her treatment for breast cancer has won a national award from her employers. ”ReadMore>>”
Tue, Jul 11, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Scientists have found that people who drink coffee appear to live longer. Drinking coffee was associated with lower risk of death due to heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and kidney disease. People who consumed a cup of coffee a day were 12 percent less likely to die compared to those ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 10, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
Strengthening the inferior longitudinal fasciculus (ILF) via speech therapy is associated with significant semantic error reductions in aphasic stroke patients, report investigators. These findings suggest that speech recovery is related to the structural plasticity of the residual language network, that semantic skills are integrated by the ILF and that strengthening ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 10, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com
“More must be done to encourage young men to consider a career in the care sector,” says Jarred Stansfield, a 20-year-old care assistant in Surrey and one of Anchor's youngest employees. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 10, 2017
Source: carehome.co.uk
Cancer has statistically become one of the biggest life-changing events for people in the UK, according to new research from Macmillan Care Support has shown how Figures in the report, ‘The C-Word: How we react to cancer today', show how, for the first time, new cancer diagnosis outnumbers other milestone ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 10, 2017
Source: homecare.co.uk
A new study focuses on the cognitive psychology behind Complex Regional Pain Disorder. ”ReadMore>>”
Mon, Jul 10, 2017
Source: sciencedaily.com