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Lonely patients are being 'prescribed' coffee mornings, singing classes and dance lessons to tackle social isolation
Some say there’s nothing in this world that can’t be solved by a natter over a cup of coffee.
Mail Online - Posted 21/02/2018

Sixty Icon Older people in deprived areas more likely to develop dementia
Older people living in deprived areas are more likely to develop dementia, new research from Ulster University has found.
Belfast Telegraph - Posted 21/02/2018

Sixty Icon Bupa care home in Ipswich to close due to 'lack of demand'
A care home which inspectors said required improvement is to close, its owners said.
BBC - Posted 21/02/2018

Sixty Icon PDF: Multiple Exclusion Homelessness and adult social care in England: Exploring the challenges through a researcher-practitioner partnership
This paper describes the early progress that is being made to implement the Care Act 2014 in England with regard to the care and support needs of people who are homeless.
SSRG International Journals - Posted 20/02/2018

Sixty Icon PDF: Housing with Care Matters
A selection of key documents and announcements we have covered in our weekly bulletin over the last few months.
Housing LIN - Posted 20/02/2018

Sixty Icon PDF: Mapping of specialist primary health care services in England for people who are homeless
Homelessness has been a growing problem in many towns and cities across England since 2010. It can have a serious adverse impact on a person’s health and well-being.
King's College London - Posted 19/02/2018

Dementia research must study care as well as cure
The need for a cure for dementia is pressing, but practical solutions to benefit those with the condition are also vital.
The Guardian - Posted 19/02/2018

Sixty Icon Pensioners could be given a tax break to pay for their own care which would cover all nursing fees
Pensioners could be given a tax break to pay for their own care under plans being considered by the Treasury.
Mail Online - Posted 19/02/2018

Nottinghamshire health services on highest alert
Health and social care services in the south of Nottinghamshire have been placed on the highest alert.
BBC - Posted 19/02/2018

Blackpool care home: We can’t afford to pay staff minimum wage
Care homes for mental health patients are facing closure amid a row over social care funding.
Blackpool Gazette - Posted 18/02/2018

Sixty Icon Calls for inquiry over financial abuse of vulnerable care home residents as figures show 13,000 have been affected
Care home managers reported almost 13,000 concerns that vulnerable residents were experiencing financial abuse in the past four years, new figures show.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 18/02/2018

Sixty Icon Migrant adult social care staff 'add £4.4bn to English economy'
Figures released to mark 1DWU event show annual contribution of migrants working in sector.
The Guardian - Posted 18/02/2018

Sixty Icon For a healthier nation, we must solve UK poverty
For the first time in two decades our country is experiencing a sustained rise in the number of people struggling to make ends meet. Poverty has a harmful effect on many aspects of people’s lives, especially their physical and mental health.
The Health Foundation - Posted 16/02/2018

Social care allowances are confusing – the government must offer clarity
The current system is convoluted. People need to know if they have to save for later-life care.
The Guardian - Posted 15/02/2018

Sixty Icon PIP assessments: 'Lack of trust' in benefits systems
Failings in disability benefits assessments - including claimants being asked when they had "caught" Down's syndrome - have led to a "pervasive lack of trust" in the system, MPs say.
BBC - Posted 15/02/2018

Sixty Icon Life expectancy gap between rich and poor widens
The life expectancy gap between England's richest and poorest neighbourhoods has widened since 2001, a report says.
BBC - Posted 15/02/2018

10,000 Alzheimer’s patients a year are left on hospital wards despite being cleared to leave – because of a lack of social care beds
Up To 10,000 Alzheimer’s patients a year have been left on hospital wards despite being cleared to leave.
Mail Online - Posted 15/02/2018

Sixty Icon Government raided £1bn from NHS maintenance budget to keep service going
The swoop on the fund means money for new equipment, cybersecurity and modern facilities shrank by 8 per cent last year.
The Independent - Posted 15/02/2018

Training could save lives of 1,200 learning disabled people – study
Mencap says lack of knowledge may be contributing to avoidable deaths in England each year.
The Guardian - Posted 15/02/2018

Sixty Icon NHS trusts transferring staff into subsidiary companies to cut VAT
Labour warns of impact on staff and standards of ‘back-door privatisation’.
The Guardian - Posted 15/02/2018

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