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Caring in later life harms job prospects

Age UK and Carers UK call on the Government to make all jobs flexible by default as a new report reveals the significant impact caring has on employment prospects.

Millions of older people putting off difficult conversations about ageing

Millions of older people are putting off difficult conversations about ageing until times of crisis or not having them at all, according to new research from Independent Age, the older people"s charity.

Genetic test could predict people at higher risk of memory problems

New research shows that a genetic "risk score" may detect people at higher risk for Alzheimer"s disease before symptoms appear according to a study published today (Wednesday 6 July) in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Former Grantown care home manager cleared of misconduct

A former Highland care home manager has been cleared of misconduct allegations by a Nursing and Midwifery Council panel.

Cornwall coroner's concern over care of mental health patients

Cornwall's coroner will raise concerns with the health secretary over the care of mentally ill patients far from home.It comes after a jury concluded the death of a man from St Austell was suicide, while undergoing care 140 miles from where he lived.

St Lukes Lodge rated Outstanding by Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by St Lukes Lodge as "Outstanding" overall following an inspection in April 2016.Inspectors rated St Lukes Lodge, located in Mill Lane, Padworth in Reading "Outstanding" for being effective and well-led, "Good" for being safe, caring, and responsive to people"s needs.