Tag Archives: Community Personal Support

Loneliness at Christmas Associated With Expected Increases in Accident and Emergency Admissionss (BBC News / NHS England / Department of Health)

Summary Members of the public have been urged to keep an eye on elderly friends and neighbours over the Christmas period. It is hoped that good neighbourliness of this kind could help ease pressures on hospital A&E departments. It has … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Watch Groups Could Provide Care for Elderly? (Telegraph / BBC News)

Summary Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb has spoken about Britain’s attitude to the elderly being “uncivilised” and called for the public to acknowledge that lonely and vulnerable pensioners living locally may be in need of help. Norman Lamb would like to encourage neighbourhood watch groups to … Continue reading

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Care and Support White Paper (HM Government)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary The Care and Support White Paper “Caring for our future: reforming care and support” defines intended reforms for the care … Continue reading

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Personal Health Budgets and NHS Continuing Healthcare (Department of Health)

Summary This discussion paper explores personal health budgets for people receiving NHS Continuing Healthcare (NHS CHC). Personal health budgets and NHS CHC are defined, and background information is supplied on (1) how personal health budgets are relevant to people receiving … Continue reading

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Windows of Opportunity: Prevention and Early Intervention in Dementia (SCIE Dementia Gateway)

[A version of this abstract appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 9, April 2011]. Summary The Windows of Opportunity for Prevention and Early Intervention in Dementia Toolkit is the crowning output from the National Dementia Strategy Objective N0.6 … Continue reading

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