Tag Archives: Money Management

Help and Advice on Debt / Mental Ill-Health Double Whammy (BBC News / Mental Health UK)

Summary Help is available for persons struggling with combined mental health and money management / debt problems. Full Text Link Reference ‘I never thought I’d be alive to pay back my huge debt’. London: BBC Health News, July 6th 2018. … Continue reading

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Various Issues in Self-Funders’ Payment For Care (BBC News)

Summary Potential gaps in consumer protection in the care home sector have been exposed recently. Full Text Link Reference Peachey, K. (2017). Worries over care home fees and funding. London: BBC Business News / BBC Health News, June 14th 2017. … Continue reading

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Supporting Carers of People with Dementia (Carers Trust)

Summary The “A road less rocky: supporting people with dementia” report, from the Carers Trust, found that only 51% of carers questioned had received an opportunity to talk about their needs and the level of care they were able to … Continue reading

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Protecting People with Dementia from Financial Abuse (Alzheimer’s Society)

  [A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary This Alzheimer’s Society report reveals that 15% of people living with dementia – an estimated 112,500 people – have … Continue reading

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The Costs of Caring (Carers UK)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary This Carers UK survey of over 4,000 carers indicates that financial pressures harm the health, wealth, and wellbeing of carers. … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Debt Report (Mind)

Summary This “Still in the red: update on mental health and debt” report features the results of a survey of nearly 900 people, which found that people with mental health problems are disproportionately likely to live below the Government-defined poverty … Continue reading

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