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Care home becomes one of the first in Britain to use ROBOTS to reduce residents' stress and anxiety with a dog named KC and Keno the pony that respond to touch and speech
A care home has become one of the first in Britain to use robots to reduce residents' stress and anxiety with a dog named KC and Keno the pony.
Mail Online - Posted 18/03/2018

Sixty Icon Within two years nearly 1,000 elderly people a day will be taken into hospital after a fall, council chiefs warn
Rising numbers will push up NHS costs and have ‘devastating and life-threatening consequences’, say councils in plea for money.
The Independent - Posted 18/03/2018

Sixty Icon Fabians reveal £10 billion black-hole in support for older people
New research launched ahead of Fabian summit on the future of support and care for older people.
Fabian Society - Posted 18/03/2018

Corbyn urged to win votes by pledging £10bn more on care for disabled elderly
Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.
The Guardian - Posted 18/03/2018

Pharmacists ordered to do checks on care homes amid fears elderly are being harmed by drugs cocktail
Pharmacists are to carry out checks on every care home in the country amid fears that thousands of elderly people are being subjected to the 'chemical cosh'.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 16/03/2018

Sixty Icon The NHS needs a reliable source of income. Here’s where to find it
From properly taxing tech giants to levies on property owned by overseas firms – there are ways to fund our health service.
The Guardian - Posted 16/03/2018

Dumfries trial for scheme to speed up dementia diagnoses
A project aimed at speeding up dementia diagnoses and support is to be trialled in Dumfries and Galloway.
BBC - Posted 16/03/2018

Sixty Icon Manchester home care assistants to receive 13% pay rise, council says
Care staff who help look after some of society's most vulnerable people in their own homes are to get a pay rise, Manchester City Council has said.
BBC - Posted 16/03/2018

Council placed homeless woman in ‘squalid’ accommodation miles away from vital support
An older woman was left in temporary accommodation that was ‘at best shabby, dirty and in disrepair,’ miles away from her GP and social networks because Rother District Council had no temporary accommodation across the whole borough, a Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman investigation has found.
Care Appointments - Posted 15/03/2018

Sixty Icon Philip Hammond hints at 'headroom' for more NHS spending
Philip Hammond has given his clearest hint yet that he is prepared to increase spending further on the NHS.
BBC - Posted 14/03/2018

Sixty Icon Scots still not being given control over care options
An update on projects which are working to implement Self Directed Support has shown that the project is continuing to stall.
Third Force News - Posted 13/03/2018

Sixty Icon NHS faces year-round crisis over lack of social care, says council chief
Comments come as chancellor warned that inaction on social care is no longer an option.
The Guardian - Posted 13/03/2018

Sixty Icon PDF: Turning the tide - Reversing the move to late intervention spending in children and young people's services
The Children’s Society and the National Children’s Bureau highlighted the worrying fall in funding for local services such as children’s centres and youth services, which are focused on prevention and early intervention.
National Children's Bureau - Posted 12/03/2018

Patient safety getting worse, say two-thirds of NHS doctors
Royal College of Physicians says survey results expose a health system ‘pushed to its limit’.
The Guardian - Posted 12/03/2018

Northamptonshire County Council: £10m public health grant probe
A council dubbed the "worst-run in the country" is under investigation over allegations it used millions of pounds ring-fenced for public health to prop up other services.
BBC - Posted 12/03/2018

Areas where half of dementia sufferers are not diagnosed: Patients turned away by GPs who say they are excessively tired 'just growing old'
Dementia detection is so poor that half of patients in some areas of England have not been diagnosed, figures suggest.
Mail Online - Posted 12/03/2018

Sixty Icon NHS crisis worse than last year, say doctors
The Royal College of Physicians said the picture painted by those who took part illustrated a health service that is pushed to its limit.
Belfast Telegraph - Posted 12/03/2018

First purpose-built dementia village to transform care
Britain is to get its first specialist “dementia village”, which founders claim will transform the way people with the degenerative brain disease are treated.
The Times (register) - Posted 12/03/2018

NHS agency falsely accuses more than 340,000 of prescription fraud
Penalty notice system is dysfunctional, warns head of patients’ group.
The Guardian - Posted 11/03/2018

Sixty Icon NHS slashes funds for top homeless mental health team
Fears for rough sleepers as specialist north London unit faces 42% budget reduction.
The Guardian - Posted 11/03/2018

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