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1 in 8 people to benefit from government's elderly care cap

19th July 2013

The government has recently announced that the £72,000 cap on elderly care costs will help 1 in 8 elderly people in the UK.

Initiative that helps older people live at home shows signs of success

17th July 2013

Care services in Scotland are reportedly making great progress in shifting the care environment for older people away from hospitals.

Trade Days participants to be awarded 'Show Founder' status

16th July 2013

Organisers of Trade Days have announced that companies who show their support for the show will be given 'Show Founder' status.

Independent report suggests that healthcare assistants should be trained

15th July 2013

An independent review has recommended that all healthcare assistants and social care support workers be given basic training

Programme announced for Naidex Scotland 2013

10th July 2013

The programme for Scotland's biggest disability, rehabilitation and homecare event was announced this week

Clinical Commissioning Groups to design housing support services

8th July 2013

A survey by the National Housing Federation has revealed that 70% of GPs think that housing support services are crucial for patient health

Jeremy Hunt announces named clinicians to be assigned to older patients

8th July 2013

The health secretary announced that a new initiative will see older people have a named carer assigned to them following hospital admission

Fujitsu and Irish research centres to develop independent living aid

3rd July 2013

The project will focus on creating an innovative falls risk management platform using previous research into ICT solutions