January 13 2015
Health Education England has announced a £5 billion investment in education and training programmes for 2015/16. It follows a recent call to increase healthcare services outside of hospitals.
January 9 2015
A report by the Alzheimer’s Society and Marie Curie claims that people with dementia are not given proper end of life care because their condition is not recognised as terminal.
January 2 2015
Every year, many people feel that they’ve consumed too much over Christmas and vow to lose weight and get fitter in the New Year. However, by the end of January it’s a common sight to see good intentions abandoned.
December 29 2014
An eating disorder specialist has called for more help at mealtimes for the families of young people suffering from anorexia nervosa. It comes in the wake of an announcement of £150 million of funding to help children with eating disorders.
December 23 2014
Everyone wants Christmas to be magical but all too often it can become stressful as family members’ different needs and expectations collide. Maizie Mears-Owen offers advice on how to survive Christmas and support relatives with dementia.
December 22 2014
Under-cooked turkeys, over-indulged stomachs and freezing weather are just some of the perils which could make your festive season less than merry. But a few common sense precautions should help you cope with the worst that winter may throw at us.
December 18 2014
The Health Survey for England has revealed that in 2013 around a quarter of the country’s adults were obese (26 per cent of men and 24 per cent of women).
December 17 2014
Gift buying is an art at any time, but what do you buy a loved one for Christmas who has dementia? Maizie Mears-Owen, Care UK’s head of dementia, offers some helpful tips and advice.
December 12 2014
Care UK today announced the appointment with immediate effect of Phil Whitecross as Chief Financial Officer.
December 12 2014
By the time you have finished reading this article an older person will have died needlessly from the cold. One older person dies every seven minutes in the UK from cold – that’s 200 per day.