Call for better internet access in UK care homes

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Elderly people are increasingly being excluded because care homes are failing to offer internet, care home bosses should do more to get residents online

NHS MOT health checks are useless

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The Government’s screening programme does not benefit patients and in fact puts them at risk of unnecessary treatment.

Health Secretary announces NHS changes which benefit the elderly

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Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt reveals fundamental changes to the NHS in an attempt to improve the care of elderly people and commitment to improve A&E.

All you need to know about care home funding in one flow chart

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A comprehensive flow chart for care home funding options in the UK.

CQC allowed 4000 care homes to break the law

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More than 4000 care homes are being allowed by CQC to break the law, with no registered manager in charge of all residents at homes.

Top 5 care home news around the country this week

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Top 5 care home news around the country this week, there is good, bad, new houses, closures, FIRE, beer and much more.

The world’s first dementia-friendly city is LONDON

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London has launched itself as the first dementia-friendly capital city in the world with a varieties of initiatives from many governmental arms and NGOs.

Cost of care home room on the rise

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Cost of care home room on the rise, the cost of a room in care homes has gone up by 9.3 per cent since two years ago。

Council care homes run out of favour

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Council care homes run out of favour, council-run care homes are lying empty as more older people opt for privately run facilities

food in care homes are better than in NHS hospitals

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A recent survey on 'Care Home Catering', over half of people with friends and relatives in care homes say food standards are better than in NHS hospitals.

Small Care Homes are just as popular

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Spinach and Guinness could reduce the risk of dementia

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Eating foods with high levels of iron – or drinking the odd pint of Guinness - could reduce the risk of developing dementia.

Good hygiene leads to Alzheimer?

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A study have linked the idea that lack of exposure to viruses with the rising rate of dementia in developed countries. So good hygiene leads to Alzheimer?

Local Government Ombudsman warns councils on care home issues

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Local Government Ombudsman warns councils on care home issues, warned that they hold responsibilities for the care homes they work with.