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Army poised to cover for striking NHS doctors

The Telegraph – Monday 30th November 2015

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02 December 2015

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What makes a good Homecare provider

As we grow older, we may naturally reach a point at which we, or our loved ones, can no longer fully support ourselves without additional help.

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02 December 2015

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Dementia Friendly Exhibition & Awards - Tuesday 17th November 2015

Come of the Dementia Friendly Exhibition and Awards on Tuesday 17th November at Sessions House, Maidston, ME14 1XQ

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28 October 2015
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26th November 2015 - Free Seminar - Family Support & Coping with Dementia

Recognising that dementia will touch the lives of many people in some shape or form, Whitehead Monckton in conjunction with The Good Care Group, is hosting a dementia awareness event at our offices in Tenterden.

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12 October 2015

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Health Fair 2015 - Friday 2nd October

Visit The Good Care Group at the Kensington & Chelsea Age UK Health Fair

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21 September 2015
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Laing & Buisson Award Finalists 2015

TGCG are Award Finalists

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21 September 2015
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Large increase in dementia research volunteers

The National Institute for Health Research has revealed that there was a 60% increase in volunteers – with and without dementia – signing up to take part in medical research this year, compared to last year.

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18 August 2015
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Adult social care system “under stress and strain”

The Chief Inspector at the Care Quality Commission, Andrea Sutcliffe, has spoken out against the state of adult social care in England, saying that budget cuts have left the system under stress and strain.

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11 August 2015
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Report raises concerns over safety and staffing levels in nursing homes

The Guardian has revealed that according to the CQC State of Care report, nursing homes are providing poorer care standards than residential care homes.

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02 July 2015
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Watchdog warns of funding gap for new Care Act

The National Audit Office (NAO) has warned that councils could face a serious shortfall in funding following the introduction of the new Care Act.

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18 June 2015
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Research finds art and music helps dementia patients communicate

New research confirms art and music therapy has a positive effect on people with dementia, urging more studies on the impact of music and the arts on dementia.

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11 June 2015

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Don't sugar the pill, patients want straight talking doctors

A friendly GP with a sympathetic and upbeat bedside manner may seem like the perfect physician. But a new study has suggested most people do not want their doctors to sugar the pill, but just ‘tell it to them straight’ without offering false hope or optimism. In fact, the majority of patients would rather that their GP kept a professional distance, bordering on ‘aloof’ when they are considering a diagnosis.

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27 May 2015