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.
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.
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.
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.