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2nd Domiciliary Care Provider Award of 2013 for The Good Care Group

Not even half way through the year and The Good Care Group has managed to secure another win as Domiciliary Care Provider of the year.

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23 June 2013

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The Good Care Group’s contribution to new NHS portal

The NHS Choices website has been updated to provide new information to the public on the care services that are available across the country. The website includes a searchable function that allows individuals to find care services they require in their local area.

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19 June 2013

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Holyrood bill calls for Scottish elderly care at home

Officials have published a Holyrood bill with the intention of having more elderly patients cared for at home, rather than in hospitals. The Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Bill comes light of the ever growing elderly population in Scotland.

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31 May 2013

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The Good Care Group launch MS support service with MS Society

The Good Care Group is proud to announce the introduction of our flexible multiple sclerosis (MS) home care service, created in in partnership with the MS Society, the UK’s leading charity supporting people with MS.

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31 May 2013

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Dementia Awareness Week – Round Up 2013

Communities in counties across the country came together last week to support Dementia Awareness Week (19-25 May), the Alzheimer’s Society’s flagship awareness event.

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28 May 2013

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42% of stroke survivors feel ‘abandoned’ after leaving hospital

New research from the Stroke Association has revealed that almost half of all stroke survivors feel abandoned after they leave hospital.

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23 May 2013

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Understanding Dementia Event – Saturday 28 September 2013

At The Good Care Group we truly understand how difficult it can be for the families of those living with dementia. Our established Understanding Dementia event provides families with an opportunity to meet with our leading dementia experts and ask questions to gain insights into the condition and how high quality dementia care can be delivered at home.

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23 May 2013

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Dementia Awareness Week, 19th-25th May 2013

19th-25th May 2013 is this year’s Dementia Awareness Week, an annual campaign organised by dementia charity the Alzheimer’s Society to raise awareness of the condition across the country. The theme of this year’s event

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20 May 2013

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Depression could increase the chances of developing dementia

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have pooled the results of 23 unique studies, comprising data from

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15 May 2013

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Primary Care Today – February/March 2012 “Can home based dementia care succeed?”

What are the odds of people with end stage dementia remaining in their own homes instead of specialist dementia nursing homes?

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18 October 2012

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Care Talk – June 2012 “Coping with Dementia the SPECAL way”

Doris finds a locked door and starts hammering on it and swearing. She becomes even more agitated when asked if she’d like to come away and have a cup of tea. She then starts to kick the door, calling out that she’s a prisoner.

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18 October 2012

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Practice Nursing – June 2012 “An improved experience for dementia patients”

Dementia is associated with old age, but onset has been reported from early middle age. It may be caused by a variety of diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Lewy body, Pick’s disease, vascular disease and Korsakoff’s syndrome;

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18 October 2012