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Care Sector News Review: December

Read on to learn more about the latest developments in care services, medical research and awareness initiatives

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06 January 2017
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Care Sector News Review: November

A quick round up of what's been in the news, and what's been happening within the care sector in the last month.

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01 December 2016
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LaingBuisson Award Winners 2016

The Good Care Group win the LaingBuisson award of Excellence in Dementia Care - Community and Supported Living.

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30 November 2016
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What will happen on World Diabetes Day?

World Diabetes Day is the primary international awareness campaign for the condition, and is held each year on 14 November

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10 November 2016
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Care Sector News Review: October

Read on to find out more about what’s been happening with care services, medical research and awareness initiatives in October

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03 November 2016
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TGCG among top 1% of home care providers — Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) states that just 1% of organisations who provide care in the home have been awarded their maximum rating of ‘outstanding’

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30 September 2016
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Care Sector News Review: September

This month, awareness initiatives have commenced again after a summer break, care services have been under review by a number of different charities and educational institutions, and some exciting developments have been made in condition treatment and management

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30 September 2016

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TGCG Features in Express Health Article

Dominique Kent provides information for Express on the effects of excessively prescribing drugs for dementia patients

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29 September 2016
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PRESS RELEASE - TGCG rated “Outstanding” by the CQC

Latest figures calculated from The Care Quality Commission (CQC) show JUST ONE PER CENT of all UK organisations providing care in the home have achieved its coveted ‘outstanding’ rating. But, only six years since it was launched, the pioneering Good Care Group becomes one of this elite band of 47 organisations nationwide. It is the ONLY one dedicated to championing 24/7 live-in homecare, a little known, but real alternative to care homes.

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27 September 2016
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Free presentation on Dementia and Later Life Support

Warners Solicitors and The Good Care Group are hosting 2 events which are open to everyone who has an interest in dementia and later life issues.

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26 September 2016

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NHS funding cuts ‘forcing people to buy medicine through Facebook’

Desperate people denied treatment due to NHS funding cuts are risking their health by buying and self-administering medication from overseas countries despite serious concerns the tablets may be harmful. Doctors have warned patients could be risking their lives by using the so-called “buyers clubs” which have emerged in groups on social media sites such as Facebook. The online networks link up people denied medicine on the NHS with pharmacists in India and Australia who can then form their own sales agreements together, before the tablets are dispensed and posted them to homes in the UK.

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20 September 2016

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Sharp rise in care delays 'piles pressure on hospitals'

NHS England data showed the number of patients delayed in hospital because they cannot get services such as council home help or a care home place has nearly doubled in two years. The rise is being linked to the cuts in town hall care budgets seen in recent years. But councils said a squeeze on their finances had forced them to cut back.

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20 September 2016