Thursday 20 September 2018
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Alzheimer's and dementia

The UK is 30 years behind other nations on dementia research due to a lack of funding, said Fiona Phillips who is an Alzheimer's Society ambassador

Hundreds of thousands with dementia suffer from malnutrition, says report

More attention needs to be focused on the problem of malnutrition in people living with dementia, according to a new report released from Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) and the Compass Group.

Sheffield care home manager jailed for fraud

A care home deputy manager who defrauded residents out of almost £15,000 has been jailed for two years.

Reward offered after Pendleton Court Care Home raid

A reward has been offered after a gang of balaclava-clad thieves raided a care home in Greater Manchester.

Transforming community services,learning from previous mistakes

Community services make up a large part of NHS activity. Yet years of initiatives, policy ideas and fads have left a legacy of highly complex, narrowly focused and often poorly co-ordinated services, making the system difficult to understand and navigate, even for professionals. So, with an ongoing ambition to shift care out of hospitals and closer to people"s homes, what is needed to transform community services?

Can the Care Quality Commission live up to expectations?

This week marks one year since Robert Francis published his second report into failures of care at Mid-Staffordshire Foundation Trust.