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Dudley grabbing good headlines over dementia care

Good headlines in care are hard to find and as rare as hen’s teeth. I was thrilled, therefore, to see that Prime Minister David Cameron has praised Dudley’s approach to caring for people with dementia. 351 more words

Community Care

Nursing homes seeking assurance from new Government

The Registered Nursing Homes Association has been quick to seek assurances on care provision from our latest crop of MPs.

In a front page article in Caring UK, the group which has long campaigned for a better deal from government on nursing care, is asking MPs to sign up to five pledges on the future care of older people. 286 more words

Community Care

Getting a good message out there – for once it’s easy

Bright and early Editor of the Caring Times, Geoff Hodgson, invaded my emails basket with a timely reminder: National Care Home Open Day is being held on Friday, June 19 this year. 438 more words

Community Care

Shortfall in immediate care provision, says data release report

Nearly half of local authorities are unable to provide care immediately for those who request it, according to information obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. 354 more words

Community Care

Minimum pay: There’s nothing new to say

More than a tenth of UK care workers are being paid less than the national minimum wage of £6.50 an hour, the BBC reported recently. 445 more words

Community Care

Economic Predictions of a False Economy!

A few years ago my mum and I were sitting in a hospital waiting room, a situation not uncommon for either of us. Chatting as you do to relieve the monotony we began to wonder just how much of our lives we had spent in this situation. 558 more words


Blind and severely disabled teen "bullied" by Government into PROVING he can't work

A defiant dad took an emotional stand yesterday over the Government’s “bullying” calls for his severely disabled son to prove he cannot work.

Bus driver Fred Hazle, 49, reached the end of his tether so took his blind lad James, 19, to Downing Street to tell David Cameron: “If my son can work, YOU give him a job.” 691 more words


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