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Charity calls for more government support in later life

2nd July 2013

A charity that provides relationship support in the UK has made a number of recommendations to ensure that people feel supported in old age.

More help needed for older people with disabilities says study

1st July 2013

Research into the attendance allowance has suggested that more needs to be done to help older people who live at home with a disability

Introduction of nationwide PIP assessments begins

30th June 2013

The government's controversial Personal Independence Payments (PIPs) system of assessing disability has come into force across England

BHTA shows support for new Trading Standards Institute scheme

27th June 2013

The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) announced this week that it is supporting a new scheme which aims to strengthen industry self-regulation in the UK. As the largest and oldest healthcare association in the UK, the support of the BHTA is sure to encourage further support for this scheme.

Project in the West Midlands hopes to prevent risk of falling

25th June 2013

A project has identified that a spectrum of interventions are necessary to ensure that people are supported at home in terms of falling

New commission could see merging of health and social care

24th June 2013

A new commission has been launched by the King's Fund which will be undertaking an investigation into the future of health and social care

New Health+Care show draws thousands of visitors

24th June 2013

A new healthcare event was hailed a success last week after it was visited by thousands of people interested in the future of healthcare

British Healthcare and Independent Living Design Awards launched

17th June 2013

The BHTA's British Healthcare Awards and Independent Living Design Awards were launched earlier this month