Fifty-four per cent of people who have experience of caring for someone are more likely to consider working in the social care sector than those with limited or no knowledge (19 per cent), new survey reveals. ReadMore>>
Fri, May 07, 2021
Source: homecare.co.uk
It seems trite to tell an audience of care home professionals that elderly and other vulnerable people have been disproportionately impacted by Covid-19. ReadMore>>
Fri, May 07, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
The manager of a learning disability service in Bradford has teamed up with her 10-year-old daughter to raise nearly £400 towards building a new Smart Hub which will support people in their day-to-day lives. ReadMore>>
Fri, May 07, 2021
Source: homecare.co.uk
Thin and brittle bones are strongly linked to women's heart disease risk, with thinning of the lower (lumbar) spine, top of the thigh bone (femoral neck), and hip especially predictive of a heightened heart attack and stroke risk. ReadMore>>
Thu, May 06, 2021
Source: sciencedaily.com
Doris Foyle aged 96, has spent a large part of the past 10 years, wielding a pair of knitting needles knitting hundreds of sets of clothes for premature babies. ReadMore>>
Thu, May 06, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
Nearly 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke, also take a medicine that could be elevating their blood pressure, according to new research. The results underscore the need for patients to routinely review all of the medications they take with ReadMore>>
Thu, May 06, 2021
Source: sciencedaily.com
The National Care Forum (NCF) has launched an NCF Kickstart Scheme aimed to create new job placements for 16–24-year-olds on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. ReadMore>>
Thu, May 06, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
The National Care Forum (NCF) has launched an NCF Kickstart Scheme aimed to create new job placements for 16–24-year-olds on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. ReadMore>>
Thu, May 06, 2021
Source: homecare.co.uk
Some 120,000 more people asked for social care but around 14,000 fewer people received it in England between 2015/16 and 2019/20, as the ‘means test continued to get meaner', according to the think tank The Kings Fund. ReadMore>>
Thu, May 06, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
Some 120,000 more people asked for social care but around 14,000 fewer people received it in England between 2015/16 and 2019/20, as the ‘means test continued to get meaner', according to the think tank The Kings Fund. ReadMore>>
Thu, May 06, 2021
Source: homecare.co.uk
President Joe Biden's decision to make home care central to the USA's coronavirus recovery infrastructure plan has been welcomed by Labour's shadow care minister Liz Kendall who says Britain's social care is “as much a part of our infrastructure as the roads and railways”. ReadMore>>
Wed, May 05, 2021
Source: homecare.co.uk
When Mark Bailey from Ramsgate, Kent was diagnosed with Parkinson's in May 2019, his employer not only backed him to provide training to other staff but has now incorporated his course into the Caremark intense training programme. ReadMore>>
Wed, May 05, 2021
Source: homecare.co.uk
Care home residents have a right to family life and visits from loved ones must be ‘underpinned' by law, say MPs behind a new report which also calls on the Care Quality Commission to ‘get a grip' and collect data on care home visits. ReadMore>>
Wed, May 05, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
People who clock six to seven hours of sleep a night had the lowest chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke when compared with those who got less or more sleep, according to a new study. This trend remained true even after the research team accounted for other ReadMore>>
Wed, May 05, 2021
Source: sciencedaily.com
Scientists have shed light on why some people who have a stroke do not also have abnormal heart rhythms, even though their hearts contain similar scar tissue. ReadMore>>
Tue, May 04, 2021
Source: sciencedaily.com
West End star Ruthie Henshall is today delivering a petition containing 250,000 signatures to Downing Street calling for new laws for relatives to be put in the same category as care workers. ReadMore>>
Tue, May 04, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
The government has bowed to pressure from families of care home residents and is now allowing them to go on outdoor ‘low-risk' trips without having to quarantine for 14 days on their return. ReadMore>>
Sat, May 01, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
After seeing her mum diagnosed with a rare form of dementia, Jess Crawford, 29, decided to take a genetic test to find out if she had inherited the same gene which causes frontotemporal dementia (FTD). ReadMore>>
Fri, Apr 30, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
Care homes wanting to purchase air purifiers to remove viruses from the air are being reminded they can use the money from the government's Infection Control Grant. ReadMore>>
Thu, Apr 29, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said care home residents and their families may have some “good news" soon as the Government is “working on” how care home residents can leave their care homes for trips out and return safely without having to isolate for two weeks on they return. ReadMore>>
Thu, Apr 29, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
Care homes all over the UK are being invited to participate in Care Home Open Week which is being run as a virtual event this year in order to keep everyone safe and Covid secure. ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 28, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
Researchers have discovered an explanation for why cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) -- clusters of dilated blood vessels in the brain -- can suddenly grow to cause seizures or stroke. Specifically, they found that a specific, acquired mutation in a cancer-causing gene (PIK3CA) could exacerbate existing CCMs in the brain. Furthermore, ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 28, 2021
Source: sciencedaily.com
Sex Pistols' lead singer John Lydon, aka ‘Johnny Rotten', became a full-time carer for his wife after she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease in 2018 and says he won't be giving up on her. ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 28, 2021
Source: homecare.co.uk
At the age of 22, Jessica Pateman became the youngest registered manager of a care home in England and believes having the "right attitude, passion and support with a mentor, ” is key to a successful career in social care. ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 28, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
Care home provider Signature Senior Lifestyle is looking to give people ‘a real sense of community' with the unveiling of 100 ‘five star' private apartments in Beckenham. ReadMore>>
Wed, Apr 28, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
Researchers have identified a new protein implicated in cell death that provides a potential therapeutic target that could prevent or delay the progress of neurodegenerative diseases following a stroke. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 27, 2021
Source: sciencedaily.com
Middle-aged people who regularly sleep six or less hours per night are just under a third more likely to get dementia, compared to those who sleep seven hours a night, according to new research. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 27, 2021
Source: homecare.co.uk
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been sent a letter by care leaders, MPs and Peers, calling on him to include social care reform in the Queen's Speech this May because ‘the sector is on its knees'. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 27, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been sent a letter by care leaders, MPs and Peers, calling on him to include social care reform in the Queen's Speech this May because ‘the sector is on its knees'. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 27, 2021
Source: homecare.co.uk
A 104-year-old care home resident has made a video message appeal to Scotland's First minister telling her “All I want, most of all, is to see my kids. ReadMore>>
Tue, Apr 27, 2021
Source: carehome.co.uk