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RNHA Backs Kings Fund Proposals For Greater Collaboration in Vare of Plder People

The Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA) supports proposals in a King"s Fund report for greater collaboration between the different agencies and organisations involved in planning and delivering services for older people.

Ex-soldiers plight - more care homes should meet needs of under 65s

An influential think-tank Commission has stressed the need for more care homes to cater for working-age people, after the plight of a British war veteran left him isolated and without support.

Essex nurse claimed ambulance call-out would cost 1,000

A nurse who told an elderly patient's relative she should not call an ambulance as it would cost £1,000, can remain on the nursing register.

Retired miner who wanted to die at home was 'deprived of liberty'

A retired miner was denied the right to die at home because five organisations failed him, an investigation has found.

JRF Report - Is excessive paperwork in care homes undermining care for older people?

Are older people in care homes missing out on quality time with staff because workers are preoccupied with paperwork?

Government announces plan to tackle dementia diagnosis and businesses work towards becoming dementia-friendly

Today Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt MP has announced a £90 million package to improve dementia diagnosis and care and the appointment of a World Dementia Envoy to raise funds for research.