What are the latest ideas and views on the changing face of eldercare? We provide a regular roundup of reports from researchers, local and central government, healthcare providers and the people involved in everyday care and provision of services.
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
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
Here’s our regular roundup of news around the UK that affects you and your older friends and relatives. This issue we’re talking about pensions, NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding, potential treatment and preventions for Alzheimer’s and memory loss, hip and knee replacements, finding missing vulnerable people, and avoiding falls. The downside first Mixed age couples are […]Read more
Carers are leaving their jobs A Carers UK report says more than 600 people a day in the UK are leaving their jobs because the demands of working and being a carer are too much. According to the charity, 15% of the population are working and caring. And there are 1.3 million sandwich carers, looking […]Read more