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Caregiver news January 2020

With the UK General Election out of the way, new and old policies around the NHS and care are now moving forward again. In this issue’s news: Hospital doctors lack confidence in video appointments NHS officials found to be charging for advice on NHS Continuing Healthcare funding Free hospital parking on the horizon for some […]

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Hands up, who has problems sleeping?

Ah yes, lots of you. And I’m in there too. For me, getting off to sleep is easy. It’s staying asleep that’s the difficult bit. And then getting back to sleep. Broken sleep started with small children, continued through eldercare, and it’s still with me. Yet, as many of you may have found, health professionals […]

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Christmas celebrations and dementia

Christmas and other family celebrations can be an overwhelming time for someone living with dementia. A sudden influx of friends and family can cause individuals to feel stressed, agitated and confused. Active Minds outline their top tips for supporting your loved one through the Christmas period, ensuring you enjoy a magical festive time together. Planning […]

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