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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 […]

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Eldercare news February 2019

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 […]

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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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