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Video: GPS tracker can keep dementia sufferers safe
Lives of people with dementia could be saved thanks to an ingenious idea by a man living with the disease in the Westcountry.
ITV News - Posted 21/02/2014

Sixty Icon In social care, change is the only constant
Sharon Allen looks at the challenges that lie ahead in 2014.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2014

Video: Norman Lamb talks about the Homecare Innovation Challenge
Norman Lamb, Minister for Care and Support explains why the Homecare Innovation Challenge is so important.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2014

Sixty Icon Why social workers want to help redesign homecare services
Social workers should be involved in considering how homecare can support people in their local communities, says Bridget Robb.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2014

A holistic approach to end-of-life care - Jean Allen
How domiciliary care provider Home Instead Senior Care helps clients to live as independently and happily as possible towards the end of their lives.
The Guardian - Posted 21/02/2014

Sixty Icon Southend care jobs threat as council plans £7.6m cuts
Care jobs are at risk at an Essex council facing government grant cuts of £7.6m in 2014/15.
BBC - Posted 21/02/2014

Sixty Icon Care providers squeezed out by councils
Hampshire and Bristol join councils slashing number of suppliers.
Inside Housing - Posted 21/02/2014

Latest assessment revealed a success for Care24
Care24, part of Wyre Forest Sheltered Housing, is pleased to announce that they have successfully met the latest regulations set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
The Community Housing Group - Posted 20/02/2014

York aims to become a dementia friendly community
Joseph Rowntree Foundation and other employers in the city are encouraged to reshape services to enable people with dementia to play an active part in society for longer.
The Guardian - Posted 20/02/2014

Sixty Icon Hampshire competition paves the way for innovative approaches to home care
Project shows that in a climate of austerity grassroots social care organisations have some of the best ideas to offer.
The Guardian - Posted 20/02/2014

Ageing population: what can the UK learn from overseas? - Hannah Fearn
From intergenerational holiday camps to a parliament for older people, schemes across Europe and further afield could offer inspiration.
The Guardian - Posted 19/02/2014

Sixty Icon Why care home fees cap may not prevent the sale of your home
A care home fees cap designed to reduce the number who have to sell their homes is fundamentally flawed, says Richard Dyson.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 19/02/2014

Concern at Devon council day care centre closure plans
The number of council-run day care centres in Devon could be cut by nearly 75%, under plans being considered.
BBC - Posted 19/02/2014

London housing association's homeless support service shortlisted for national care award
London housing association, Riverside-ECHG, which specialises in working with homeless people with mental health problems, has been shortlisted for a major national care award.
Riverside - Posted 18/02/2014

Sixty Icon Dementia care: what should housing providers offer? - David Hucker
Many social housing and care home residents are older people, yet few providers have any idea how to deal with dementia.
Guardian Housing Network - Posted 18/02/2014

Sixty Icon Loneliness is killing us – we must start treating this disease
A report says loneliness is more deadly than obesity – the challenge now is to help lonely people connect.
The Guardian - Posted 18/02/2014

Loneliness is a killer? Tell us something we don't know
Researchers have informed us that lonely old people are at more risk of dying – so why do we do so little about it?
The Guardian - Posted 18/02/2014

Health & social care: time to think differently about channel shift
Channel shift has progressed more slowly in health and social care than in other parts of the public sector.
The Information Daily - Posted 17/02/2014

Loneliness and feeling unloved TWICE as likely to kill you as being fat... as scientists warn against elderly retiring to sunnier climes
Being lonely in later life could be worse for your health than obesity, according to research.
Mail Online - Posted 17/02/2014

Sixty Icon Loneliness twice as unhealthy as obesity for older people, study finds
Scientists found that the loneliest were nearly twice as likely to die during their six-year study than the least lonely.
The Guardian - Posted 17/02/2014

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