Tag Archives: Demos

Housing With Care to Promote Independent Living (BBC News / Demos / Age UK)

Summary Paul Burstow, the former Care Services Minister, has proposed that surplus NHS land could be used for building dedicated housing for older people. This is just one of a number of suggestions to encourage investment in extra care housing … Continue reading

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Housing with Care Matters Newsletter (Housing LIN)

Summary The September issue of the Housing Learning and Improvement Network newsletter has been released. Topics of interest – mentioning just a few – include: Dementia friendly environments. Integrated care. Age-friendly design projects. Health and homelessness. Adult social care profiles. … Continue reading

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Commission on Residential Care (Community Care / Demos)

Summary The think-tank Demos, which launched the Commission on Residential Care, has published the commission’s terms of reference and has invited practitioners, relatives, residents and other stakeholders to offer their opinions / feedback. “Ex-care minister Paul Burstow launched [in late July … Continue reading

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Social Demographics and Hospice Care Planning in the UK (Help the Hospices)

Summary The Help the Hospices Commission into the Future of Hospice Care aims to supply strategic direction for hospices for the next 10 to 20 years. The Commission into the Future of Hospice Care and Cicely Saunders International have published … Continue reading

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The Home Cure (Demos)

Summary The Coalition Government has emphasised the importance integration between health and social care. Reablement programmes offer the potential for people to recover at home rather than in hospital. This Demos “Home Cure” report examines whether out-patient home care programmes … Continue reading

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Ageing Across Europe (WRVS)

Summary This Women’s Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS) research examines a range of indicators including health, wealth and levels of loneliness in four countries (the UK, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden). The UK was rated as falling in third position in terms … Continue reading

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The Commission on Assisted Dying (Demos / BBC News)

Summary The Commission on Assisted Dying was set up in September 2010. This report says the legal status of assisted suicide is inadequate and incoherent currently in England and Wales. It asserts that the legal regime – as it stands … Continue reading

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