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JRF and Yorkshire & Humber Dementia Action Alliance Shortlisted for Award
The Yorkshire & Humber Dementia Action Alliance and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation have been shortlisted for the Alzheimer's Society Dementia Friendly Awards 2014.
One&Other - Posted 08/05/2014

Care fund 'delayed over viability'
A £3.8 billion project to pull together health and social care services has been delayed because Whitehall mandarins have said the plans are not credible enough, it has emerged.
Belfast Telegraph - Posted 08/05/2014

Sixty Icon Better Care Fund not on hold insists government
Government rejects report that the social care and NHS integration fund is being delayed due to poor quality implementation plans.
Community Care - Posted 07/05/2014

More than 50,000 Britons quit work to care for relatives with dementia
One in eight are now caring for someone with dementia, and thousands of Britons have given up their jobs to do so.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 07/05/2014

Sixty Icon Families need support with burdens of ageing
It is hard to think of a more important piece of legislation than the Care Bill to have come before MPs and peers in recent years.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 07/05/2014

Burden of dementia on working life revealed
One in eight are now caring for someone with dementia, and thousands of Britons have given up their jobs to do so.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 07/05/2014

News Society NHS £3.8bn NHS Better Care Fund policy delayed after damning Whitehall review
Review concluded that claims for policy to bring together health and social care services 'don't stack up'.
The Guardian - Posted 07/05/2014

Sixty Icon Care agencies 'must ensure recruits can speak English'
A government adviser says agencies should make sure people they recruit as carers can speak English before placing them in vulnerable people's homes.
BBC - Posted 07/05/2014

Sixty Icon 50,000 will have to leave work this year to care for someone with dementia
The damage done by dementia to families, communities and businesses represents a threat to “the fabric of our society” the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said, as a new report reveals that, this year alone, 50,000 people will leave work to care for someone close to them.
The Independent - Posted 07/05/2014

How new technology could transform elder care
Social entrepreneurs are developing apps and services that make care more personalised and efficient.
The Guardian - Posted 07/05/2014

Compulsory training certificates for care workers
Training certificates are to become a requirement for care workers within 12 weeks of beginning a job, it has emerged.
Inside Housing - Posted 06/05/2014

Sixty Icon We all have a responsibility to improve elderly care
The care home abuse uncovered by Panorama was upsetting, and while the CQC is not the whole solution, we are a vital part.
The Guardian - Posted 06/05/2014

Sixty Icon Middle classes blamed for dodging fees for looking after elderly relatives as bill for care home fraud doubles
Care home fraud has almost doubled in the last year as middle class families seek to hide their assets from the taxman when it comes to looking after their elderly relatives.
Mail Online - Posted 05/05/2014

Carer caught on CCTV manhandling 87-year-old dementia sufferer inside her own home
Shocking footage shows elderly woman pleading with carer to leave as she bullies her into her bathroom, caught on CCTV set up by her sons.
Mirror co uk - Posted 04/05/2014

Sixty Icon New care workers will have to earn certificate
New care workers will have to earn a training certificate within 12 weeks of starting a job, the BBC has learned.
BBC - Posted 04/05/2014

Local Digital Campaign Discovery Day on the Care Bill
This event examines the impact of the upcoming Care Bill on local government. It will ask: How will the Care Bill affect local authorities? How will it affect service users? What are the user journeys? What digital solutions could solve problems identified and help users?
Storify - Posted 03/05/2014

How the NHS can work with the voluntary sector
With the NHS heading towards a financial crisis, voluntary organisations can develop intelligent, preventative health and care services.
The Guardian - Posted 02/05/2014

Adult care on the cheap is real slap in the face for Britain's elderly
Last night’s BBC Panorama programme is the latest to expose abuse in some of Britain’s residential care homes for the elderly.
John Philpott -The Jobs Economist - Posted 02/05/2014

Children's services cannot just be handed to another provider
Taking a 'problem' service away from council control without looking at the deeper issues is a recipe for failure.
The Guardian - Posted 02/05/2014

Sixty Icon Designing homes for dementia sufferers
Building homes specifically for people who are affected by dementia can provide independence and tailored care. Kate Youde discovers how.
Inside Housing - Posted 02/05/2014

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