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The Living Later Life Conference

AgeUK Somerset are holding a free one day conference on 26th October at Taunton Racecourse.

Their website says:

This conference will tackle the issues that matter most when it comes to ensuring  a good quality of later life: housing, mutually-supportive relationships, retaining independence and control, enjoying an active lifestyle, health and social care services, living well with long-term conditions and much more. 

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The Smell Test

I always tell people not to rely on the smell of a home as an indicator of quality. Yes an overall odor is unpleasant and a sign of something not being as it should be. 296 more words

Later Life

It's not rocket science to provide safe warm housing in the 21st Century

Fellow South West Age Action Alliance member Tony Watts OBE contributes this article on the health and well being benefits of good housing for the elderly. 34 more words

Later Life

No Kidding Sherlock!

http://www.lep.co.uk/news/care-homes-the-truth-care-home-staff-feel-undervalued-union-1-6672816

This is a great article, but does state the what’s been obvious to those of us in the business for many years.

Reduced funding from whatever source, has brought margins crashing down. 160 more words