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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

Gender and Later Working Life

Last week, we attended the 8th Biennial International Conference on Gender, Work & Organization hosted at the University of Keele.

We presented our paper in the ‘Gender and Later Working Life’ stream, convened by… 272 more words

Business Economics And Informatics

No negative

Yesterday, I went to NO NEGATIVE, an exhibition of winning photographs that are challenging and stimulating debate around perceptions of ageing. The photos were all entries in a photo competition launched by the… 510 more words

Older People

Working in later life

I’m not sure what I think about this latest government strategy.

On the one hand it seems like a plan to keep us all working longer, so we don’t need as much state support. 61 more words

Fifteen Minute Care Visits

The pressure is still on the government to do something about the scandal of fifteen minute care visits.

I know when I was student nurse I was taught to introduce myself, explain what I was going to do, make sure the person understood, and consented !! 41 more words

Who can you trust?

Fellow members of the Age Action Alliance-who can you trust? Have a very thorough and informative website. If you are worried about being ripped off by bogus workmen and Internet scams they are well worth a visit.

www.whocanyoutrust.org.uk

Cottage Hospitals, The Return

It’s true! if you stand in one place long enough, (metaphorically in health and social care), things come round again.

For all of my career cottage hospitals were being closed left, right and center. 127 more words