UK Funders, including Alzheimer"s Society, have united with 15 countries across Europe, Australia and Canada to support international research collaborations into diseases of the brain, including those that cause dementia.The latest Joint Programme " Neurodegenerative Disease (JPND) funding awards represent a ?¬17.5 million (approx. £15.75 million) investment over the next three years.
New figures released by the ONS show that over the winter of 2017-18 there were nearly 46,000 excess winter deaths among people aged 65 and over. Excess winter deaths compares the number of deaths between December and March to those during the rest of the year.
The Grand Old Duke of York" rarely segues into "It's a long way to Tipperary" at parent and toddler groups. But at a nursing home in Cardiff, residents are passing on some of their favourites to the next generation
Adult social care is an essential public service and a growing part of our economy. However, the social care system in England faces a workforce crisis which is set to grow in the coming years; by 2028, we estimate there will be a shortage of over 400,000 workers in social care.
A children's care home worker has been found guilty of a string of historical child sex offences against young boys.
A Manchester care home has shut down after inspectors found rats, insects, soiled bedding and "a strong odour of urine".