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NHS database 'could do unintended harm': Plans to allow patients to view their own records could put confidentiality at risk, say experts

They are concerned confidentiality will be breached as it will be relatively easy for others to look up sensitive information, and urge NHS officials to delay the plans to ensure patients' privacy is protected.

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27 May 2015

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Scientists peek inside healthy brains to find the cause of Alzheimer's: Experimental new treatment will scan 'tangles' in nerve cells that may trigger disease

Scientists are scanning the brains of healthy elderly citizens as part of an ambitious new Alzheimer's treatment which hopes to discover the cause of the disease.

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27 May 2015
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Dementia Awareness Week - Living well with dementia

As part of Dementia Awareness Week the Alzheimer's society has been sharing stories of people living well with dementia. These stories share The Good Care Group's core value of person-based care.

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21 May 2015

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Dementia Awareness Week - We urgently need more specialist nurses

Dementia costs the UK twice as much as cancer every year. But despite increased awareness, we still need many more resources if we're to cope with this illness.

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20 May 2015

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Home care for the elderly: better than moving into a care home?

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. At such a time, a difficult decision is faced regarding the best and most appropriate way to obtain the care needed in order to maintain a desirable quality of life. Read the article to find out more!

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18 May 2015

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Dementia UK and The Good Care Group appoint Admiral Nurse to support advanced dementia clients

Specialised 24/7 live-in home care maximises client well-being and prevents trauma and disruption

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07 May 2015

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Carers First - Charity Event Saturday 13th June 2015

The Good Care Group are delighted to support the Carers FIRST James Bond Themed Fun Casino Night charity event at Longmead Stadium, Darenth Avenue, Tonbridge on Saturday 13th June from 7:30pm - midnight. All proceeds will go directly towards supporting family carers).

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14 April 2015

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Proud to be asked to influence Government Dementia Policy

Following the Prime Minister's Challenge on Dementia we are very proud to have received a letter from the Department of Health with regards to our involvement.

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30 March 2015

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Which? Live-in care

Live-in care is an increasingly popular alternative to moving an elderly relative into a care home enabling them to stay in their own home to meet their needs. To find out more visit the website - Which? Elderly Care......

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12 March 2015

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Graduate of the Month - National Skills Academy (Social Care)

Congratulations to Emma Sadler who is graduate of the month for the National Skills Academy (Social Care)

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09 March 2015

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PM launches next phase of Britain’s fight against dementia

David Cameron sets out a new, long-term strategy focused on boosting research, improving care and raising public awareness about dementia. Britain will expand its efforts to combat dementia over the next 5 years, the Prime Minister David Cameron said today as he set out a new, long-term strategy focused on boosting research, improving care and raising public awareness about the condition. Britain has emerged as the world leader in fighting dementia since 2010 with investment in research doubled, hundreds of thousands of NHS staff given specialist training and 1 million ‘Dementia Friends’ taking part in awareness sessions across the country.

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04 March 2015

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Nurses “delay hospital discharges” over support fears

Nearly 70% of NHS nurses in England often delay discharging older patients because there is no support for them after hospital, a survey suggests. The poll of 189 nurses for the Royal Voluntary Service charity indicated that medically fit elderly patients were being kept in much-needed beds. The RVS says pressures on hospitals and local authorities could be relieved by more volunteers in people's homes. Ministers say extra council funding has helped move people out of hospital. The RVS survey also found that 95% of nurses said delayed discharge was a serious problem in their hospitals, with 82% reporting that it had worsened in the last 12 months. Just over half of the nurses surveyed online in January and February said they were frequently pressured by relatives to keep patients in hospital.

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04 March 2015