Responding to figures showing increased ambulance waits for patients, Janet Morrison, Chief Executive of Independent Age, the older people's charity, said:
Nearly three quarters of care homes originally rated ‘Inadequate’ have improved their ratings following re-inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) showed analysis published today (Wednesday 25 May).
An Alzheimer’s Society and Care England investigation uncovers a shocking double-standard in the NHS which sees care home residents with dementia routinely overcharged for second-class treatment.
Speaking to PoliticsHome, Labour MP Chris Matheson slams the Government for “piling misery upon misfortune” in its relentless plunder of disability benefits.
A report launched today (21 April) at the 31st International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International ‘ADI’ in Budapest asserts Alzheimer’s Society as a global leader in tackling dementia and calls for recognition of the human rights and dignity of people with dementia.
The Department of Health and NHS England are starting to make progress with the actions needed to implement access and waiting time standards for people with mental health conditions, but much remains to be done, according to the National Audit Office. Today’s report from the spending watchdog is the first in a planned programme of work on mental health.
DUP MP Jim Shannon writes ahead of his Westminster Hall debate this week on Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
The benefits of taking action to encourage more older and disabled people to use apps to improve their public transport experience are highlighted in a report published today.