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Age UK survey reveals gardening is the favourite pastime of over-65s

22nd August 2013

Research marking the launch of Age UK’s Living Your Way campaign has revealed that gardening, walking and reading the newspaper are the little pleasures that older people most enjoy in life.

Roadmap outlined for £3.8bn integrated health and social care fund

21st August 2013

The Local Government Association and NHS England have unveiled how £3.8 billion of funding will integrate the health and social care system

Stairlift delay causes frustration for housebound woman

21st August 2013

A couple are waiting for the council to add a stairlift to their home and have taken their story to journalists to highlight their urgent need

The Mobility Roadshow celebrates 30th anniversary

19th August 2013

The Mobility Roadshow was held in Telford from 27th-29th June this year, marking the 30th anniversary of the event

Date announced for the 2014 OT Practice Conference

16th August 2013

The Occupational Therapy Practice has announced the date of its annual conference for 2014. The highly anticipated event will be held at the Hilton Hotel, Gatwick, on 21st March 2014 and hundreds of people are sure to turn up to be updated on the developments of the occupational therapy sector.

Hospital charts success of treating more patients at home

15th August 2013

A London hospital has extended the trial of a new scheme to provide patients with great care at home whilst freeing up hospital beds

Thousands of independent-living homes to be built across the UK

14th August 2013

Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb recently announced that plans to build supported housing have been given the go ahead

New NHS procurement strategy welcomed by the BHTA

14th August 2013

The British Healthcare Trades Association has commented on the new buying strategy that was recently set out by Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter