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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

3 billion of NHS budget to be put towards integrating health and social care

2nd July 2013

It is hoped that £3 billion will be set aside by the NHS to work with local government and integrate health and social care in 2015-16

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