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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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Care cap delayed until 2020

Government ministers have announced that the planned cap on care spending, which is due to limit personal care costs to £72,000 for those over 65, will now be delayed until 2020.

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22 July 2015
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Jeremy Hunt calls for people to take better care of elderly

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged people to provide care for their elderly relatives and friends where needed. But is his argument taking in the full issue?

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09 July 2015
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Charity warns elderly are increasingly “trapped” in hospital

A study by Age UK has found that the number of elderly people “trapped” in hospital has increased, due to a lack of available ongoing care and support.

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25 June 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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Concerns raised over quality of life in increasingly large care homes

Campaigners and charities have raised concerns over the findings of a study which says increasing placement of pensioners in larger care homes forms a “care warehouse” culture.

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23 April 2015
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Council care funding is “unsustainable”

Council care homes could be forced out of business if funding for care does not increase, according to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (Adass).

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26 March 2015

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Family Support Information Day - Saturday 18th April 2015

We are delighted to introduce our family support day that focuses on providing information, guidance, and support to help you make informed decisions when planning long term care.

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11 March 2015
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Government pledges to spend £300m on dementia research

The Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the government will spend over £300m on research into dementia over the next five years. So what will this mean?

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05 March 2015
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Zurich to launch insurance to cover care costs

Insurer Zurich has announced it will start selling policies designed to help cover care costs, the Financial Times has reported.

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26 February 2015
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What the new care cap means for home care

The introduction of the new care cost cap means there are now financial benefits to receiving care in your own home, in addition to the personal benefits that come from remaining in a familiar environment.

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06 February 2015