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Caring into later life

Carers UK and Age UK have published Caring into later life: the growing pressure on older carers.    The report rings together and analyses evidence from national data sources and older carers themselves to set out some of the key facts about this growing and diverse group and look at what steps must be taken to better support older carers.  13 more words

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Tattoo's.

So I’ve not always wanted tattoo’s in fact for a while I really disliked them. But as I get older and have had huge changes and issues through life I more and more like the idea of having tattoo’s. 135 more words

Life

Hospital admissions from care homes

Hospital admissions from care homes.

Some strong words and sobering facts in this article from the British Geriatric Society blog.

Residents of care homes have complex healthcare needs, reflecting multiple long-term conditions, significant disability and advanced frailty.

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Care Home

What's going on at BUPA?

February was a busy month for me, and I didn’t get to the keyboard often. So I’m having an office day catching up with this blog. 179 more words

Care Home

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I’ve found that when I watch TV, I watch it usually with the wrong people because they talk over what is happening and then ask me what is going on. 150 more words

1 Year

Too old? Nah!

Some months back I was working on a course alongside another trainer. It was for a major client who usually likes to have two trainers as group sizes tend to be quite large. 234 more words

Well-being

Promising approaches to reducing isolation and loneliness in later life

New guidance written by Age UK and the Campaign to End Loneliness highlights some promising practice to reducing isolation among older people, including case studies from across the UK. 8 more words

Evidence & Policy