Lastest News - 07/07/2016

Unacceptably short 15-minute home care visits

15-minute home care visits to elderly and disabled people are still plaguing the care system in England, a report suggests.

 

Councils are not meant to schedule 15-minute visits for personal care, like help with washing, dressing or eating.

 

 

Follow the link for the full BBC Story

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-35411702

 

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Bed Blocking

07/07/2016

NHS feels the strain as hospital bed-blocking by elderly patients hits record levels

 

Follow the link to an article in the "Independant"

 

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/nhs-feels-the-strain-as-hospital-bed-blocking-by-elderly-patients-hits-record-levels-10125422.html

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Brexit - The effect on Homecare

07/07/2016

What will Brexit mean for the NHS, social care and disabled people?

 

 

Follow the link to the recent Guardian article

 

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jun/14/brexit-nhs-health-social-care-disabled-people-eu-referendum

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Breakthrough on Alzheimer’s disease

01/07/2016

A MAJOR scientific breakthrough has caused researchers to hypothesise that Alzheimer’s disease starts when the brain believes it is under threat from bacteria and viruses.

 

Follow the link to the Daily Express article  -  

http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/673714/breakthrough-researchers-have-found-what-causes-Alzheimer-s-disease

 

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