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Staff shortages 'abusing good will of nurses'

The good will of nurses in England is being abused by politicians who have failed to get to grips with a desperate shortage of staff, nurse leaders say.

Weight gain and loss may worsen dementia risk in older people Alzheimers Society comment

Older people who experience significant weight gain or weight loss could be raising their risk of developing dementia, suggests a study from Korea published in the online journal BMJ Open.

CQC successfully prosecutes unregistered care provider

A provider who provided domiciliary care services in Chippenham, Wiltshire without being registered with the CQC has been ordered to pay more than £6260 at Swindon Magistrates’ Court.

Emu on the loose after Ecclefechan care home escape

An emu is on the loose after escaping from its enclosure at a care home.It is thought the male bird got through a hole in the fence at Burnfoot care home in Ecclefechan, Dumfries and Galloway.

Chippendayle Lodge Care Home worker neglected patients

A former care home worker has been convicted of neglect after throwing away patients' medication.

Over 60 MPs support Alzheimers Societys call for new £2.4bn Dementia Fund

As a cross party group of MPs committed to improving support for people with dementia, we are calling for concerted government action to tackle the dementia care crisis.”