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WOW Walks: Steps Towards the Brightest Possible Golden Years

The World Health Organization defines mental health as being a state of well-being where an individual can contribute to society and respond to regular daily stressors [1]. 477 more words

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Integrated Care: An Intergenerational Take

Older adults prioritize relationship building and maintenance as a central component to aging well [2]. Various relationships exist for the older generation, whether it be between families, friends, formal or informal acquaintances, maintaining these relationships are often identified by older adults as being “central to their well-being” [2]. 511 more words

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Discount rate - Government response to Select Committee commits to changing the law

The Government (Ministry of Justice) announced this morning (noted in an earlier blog) that it will change the law on the discount rate for personal injury claims via the Civil Liability Bill, which will be introduced in the House of Lords later today and available on line tomorrow. 611 more words

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Civil Liability Bill - legislation on discount rate and whiplash to be published today

The Ministry Justice has confirmed it will publish the Civil Liability Bill today, 20 March 2018. This Bill is the legislative vehicle for changing how the personal injury discount rate is set and for reforming how whiplash claims are resolved. 130 more words

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Personal injuries abroad: where is the damage sustained and why is it important?

This question is at the heart of the Supreme Court’s decision in Four Seasons International Holdings (FSIH) v Brownlie. The fatal car accident, which gave rise to the claim, happened in Egypt but the claimant was an English resident and had incurred losses and expenses related to the incident on returning to England. 1,193 more words

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“Use of vehicle” to receive further judicial scrutiny in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal in R&S Pilling v UK Insurance. The claim stems from a fire, caused by Mr Holden welding has stationary car in order to rectify defects reported in a failed MoT test, which severely damaged the claimant’s building. 406 more words

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Newsletter - APHA - Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section

The latest newsletter from the American Public Health Association – Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section.

Excerpt from: CHPPD memorandum and announcing newsletter:

“Greetings CHPPD Section (Community Health Planning and Policy Development), Newsletter 2017-volume 2 (002)- American Public health Association… 52 more words

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