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Alzheimer’s Society welcomes integrated heath and social care announcement

Alzheimer’s Society welcomes integrated heath and social care announcement

The Labour Party launched its 2015 election manifesto yesterday (13th April) that included pledges to integrate health and social care and to make society more dementia-friendly. Alzheimer’s Society’s own election manifesto called on the new government to ensure everyone diagnosed with dementia has access to a Dementia Adviser, demonstrate leadership in creating a dementia-friendly society […]

14th April 2015 | By | Reply More
Ukip double Conservatives commitment for dementia funding £130m

Ukip double Conservatives commitment for dementia funding £130m

Ukip has today revealed plans to invest an extra 3 billion a year in the health service. Among the measures unveiled by Ukip is a commitment to invest 650 million by 2020 in dementia research – double the amount set out by David Cameron. Alzheimer’s Society comment: Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive at Alzheimer’s Society said: ‘A […]

23rd February 2015 | By | Reply More
National report on care singles out homecare provider as example of good practice

National report on care singles out homecare provider as example of good practice

DoCare has been cited as an example of good practice in an independent report on care provision in the UK.   The report, by Baroness Denise Kingsmill and commissioned by the Labour Party, said DoCare showed how things can be done in the care sector, which has been criticised for practices including 15-minute visits to […]

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