Chronic diseases, such as stroke, ischemic heart disease, and lung cancer, now represent the leading causes of premature death in China, according to a new scientific study. The rise in non-communicable diseases reflects declines in maternal and child mortality over nearly three decades, largely the result of economic growth and ReadMore>>
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
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“Loneliness affects people in all walks of life but can have a significant impact on some of our most vulnerable citizens”, writes Caroline Dinenage who shares her thoughts on what care homes can do to tackle loneliness, in an exclusive opinion piece for carehome.co.uk. ReadMore>>
Mon, Jun 24, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
The CQC have told care homes they need to make sure residents are receiving proper oral health care after a report has revealed half of all care home staff have not received the required training on it. ReadMore>>
Mon, Jun 24, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
An 81-year-old record-breaking grandmother has become the oldest woman to cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats and says she's "very tired”. ReadMore>>
Mon, Jun 24, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
More than 5 million cancer survivors in the United States experience chronic pain, almost twice the rate in the general population, according to a new study. ReadMore>>
Sat, Jun 22, 2019
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While thousands of people gathered at Stonehenge to welcome in the longest day of the year, residents at a care home in Middlesbrough held their own celebration with a gong and a Tibetan singing bowl. ReadMore>>
Fri, Jun 21, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Care workers at a care home in Cumbria wear pyjamas and dressing gowns at night to remind residents with dementia, who get disorientated, that it is bedtime. ReadMore>>
Fri, Jun 21, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
A recent survey from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found patients with psoriasis frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms when traditional treatments fail. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
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Patients with peripheral arterial disease should be given the option of pain-free exercise, according to a new study. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
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Working long hours for 10 years or more may be associated with stroke. People under age 50 had a higher risk of stroke when working long hours for a decade or more. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
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Researchers are using graphene to help people with neurological diseases who use implantable devices. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
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While effective drugs against chronic pain are not just around the corner, researchers have succeeded in identifying a protein as a future potential target for medicinal drugs. Basic research shows that blocking a protein named sortilin prevents pain -- initially in laboratory mice. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
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Ten-year-old schoolboy Kian Donnelly has been having so much fun striking up conversations with an army veteran during his weekly visits to a care home, he has promised their eight-decade age gap won't keep them apart. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
A care home in the London borough of Bexley, rated ‘outstanding' by the care watchdog, has been praised by a relative for ‘extending' a resident's life. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 20, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Care staff who work night shifts are regularly bedding down in offices, on dirty mattresses, or pretty much anywhere they can find to sleep for the night, according to a new report by a care worker's union. ReadMore>>
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Care staff who work night shifts are regularly bedding down in offices, on dirty mattresses, or pretty much anywhere they can find to sleep for the night, according to a new report by a care worker's union. ReadMore>>
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Care minister Caroline Dinenage has praised care staff for helping four out of five care homes become ‘good' or ‘outstanding' but MPs have questioned the accuracy of results. ReadMore>>
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Middleton Hall, a retirement village in Darlington, is now fully employee owned, with staff saying “employee ownership makes us feel valued as we are all co-owners of the business”. ReadMore>>
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Sleep patterns can predict the accumulation of Alzheimer's pathology proteins later in life, according to a new study. These findings could lead to new sleep-based early diagnosis and prevention measures in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. ReadMore>>
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
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Former health secretary Jeremy Hunt and fellow PM hopeful Rory Stewart have both promised to make social care their top priority if they become Britain's next Prime Minister. ReadMore>>
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
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Former health secretary Jeremy Hunt and fellow PM hopeful Rory Stewart have both promised to make social care their top priority if they become Britain's next Prime Minister. ReadMore>>
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
People with ‘invisible' disabilities including dementia will soon be able to access blue badge parking permits, thanks to the rollout of new government guidance. ReadMore>>
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
People with ‘invisible' disabilities including dementia will soon be able to access blue badge parking permits, thanks to the rollout of new government guidance. ReadMore>>
Mon, Jun 17, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
There is thought to be around a million people over the age of 55 who identify as LGBT+, yet a new poll shows a lot more needs to be done to make care homes inclusive, with over a third of staff having had no LGBT awareness training. ReadMore>>
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Grace Jones, Britain's oldest person, has died peacefully in her sleep at the age of 112-years-old. ReadMore>>
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Grace Jones, Britain's oldest person, has died peacefully in her sleep at the age of 112-years-old. ReadMore>>
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
The care minister Caroline Dinenage has confirmed, in a letter to MPs this week, that Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) will replace the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLs) from 1 October 2020. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Researchers have developed a rapid and reliable new method to continuously monitor sickle cell disease using a microfluidics-based electrical impedance sensor. This novel technology can characterize the dynamic cell sickling and unsickling processes in sickle blood without the use of microscopic imaging or biochemical markers. The technology is being developed ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
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Care minister Caroline Dinenage has announced more ‘carer-friendly' communities can be delivered, thanks to a £5 million Carers Innovation Fund set up to improve unpaid carers' lives. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Care minister Caroline Dinenage has announced more ‘carer-friendly' communities can be delivered, thanks to a £5 million Carers Innovation Fund set up to improve unpaid carers' lives. ReadMore>>
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk
Researchers have reported the first case of successful, long-term relief of chronic refractory shoulder pain in a wheelchair user with spinal cord injury following a single injection of autologous, micro-fragmented adipose tissue. ReadMore>>
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
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Inspired by a real-life Japanese pop-up restaurant that opened in Tokyo last year, Channel 4's The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes follows Michelin-starred chef Josh Eggleton as he opens a pop-up restaurant staffed by 14 people living with dementia. ReadMore>>
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
Source: carehome.co.uk
Inspired by a real-life Japanese pop-up restaurant that opened in Tokyo last year, Channel 4's The Restaurant That Makes Mistakes follows Michelin-starred chef Josh Eggleton as he opens a pop-up restaurant staffed by 14 people living with dementia. ReadMore>>
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
Source: homecare.co.uk