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Caregiver news June 2019

News bits

In the news: digital NHS finds care home places faster and opens patient online access to X-rays and scan; initiatives see more GP appointments available; TSB signs up to fraud refund charter; equity release debated; care home news; plans for living longer at home with dementia. Care home place availability This sounds like great news, […]

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News bits

In this week’s news we look at the fall in bank branches and ATMs; property, pensions and retirement income; cost of living in privately rented property; latest figures on scams; growing complaints about abuse of Lasting Power of Attorney; eggs and heart disease; and day surgery shake-ups in NI.   Age and the cashless society […]

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News bites

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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