This week’s eldercare news looks at Carer’s Credit; price rises for dental care, probate, mobile phones and more; e-prescriptions for some controlled drugs; reasons to take more Vitamin D; good practice for private care providers; feeling younger by being in control; and PIP reviews Heard of Carer’s Credit? You may be missing out The Telegraph […]Read more
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With GP appointments increasingly difficult to come by, how will digital fit into the future of local patient care? ‘I can’t get an appointment to see my GP!’ We hear that cry of desperation on a regular basis. The system for making appointments seems to vary from surgery to surgery. Sometimes it’s fine, and you […]Read more
It’s tempting to believe that travel insurance is an optional extra when you’re fit and healthy. But as soon as you or your older relative develop chronic conditions that need long-term medication, travelling without insurance could cause expensive problems. While many of us may know what and how we need in the way of travel […]Read more
In this week’s round-up of news we’re looking at banks’ responsibilities when scammers strike, flexible working for carers, the Care Cap and alternatives, good news on PIP for disabled pensioners, over-diagnosis concerns, the cashless society, and dementia treatment progress. New code of responsibility for banks when scammers strike It’s said in the cyber-security world that […]Read more
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