Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013
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Why the elderly care crisis is here to stay

Why the elderly care crisis is here to stay | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
Just days after ministers announced reform of the old age care system, reports of poor services are back in the news. Is social care the problem that won't go away?
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Unfrazzle: What's that You Say? The Correlation between Deafness and Dementia

Unfrazzle: What's that You Say? The Correlation between Deafness and Dementia | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
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Care home staff threw 91-year-old grandmother's wedding ring in a rubbish bin after she died

Care home staff threw 91-year-old grandmother's wedding ring in a rubbish bin after she died | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Cope, pictured, died from pneumonia last month. Now granddaughter Claire Cope says she feels as if staff at the Eastlake Care Home in Godalming, Surrey, 'put my nan in the bin'.
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Nick Clegg: how we'll change unfair care system for pensioners - Telegraph

Nick Clegg: how we'll change unfair care system for pensioners  - Telegraph | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
Nobody will be forced to sell their home to pay for long-term care under government reform plans, writes Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister
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Social care cap 'set at £75,000'

Social care cap 'set at £75,000' | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
Elderly people in England will not have to pay more than £75,000 for long-term social care after 2017, the health secretary is set to say on Monday.
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CQC moots chief inspector of social care role in wake of Mid Staffs - 2/7/2013 - Community Care

CQC moots chief inspector of social care role in wake of Mid Staffs - 2/7/2013 - Community Care | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
Proposal from Care Quality Commission follows government announcement of chief inspector of hospital role and shift to sector-specific regulation.
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News | Famous faces help launch Dementia Friends | Dementia Friends

News | Famous faces help launch Dementia Friends | Dementia Friends | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
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Care rationing is happening to those with learning disabilities too

Care rationing is happening to those with learning disabilities too | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
Redefining care needs to save money is a worrying trend. This week our secret council officer shares their experience
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Inheritance tax freeze to fund social care cap of £75,000

Inheritance tax freeze to fund social care cap of £75,000 | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
Jeremy Hunt says he wants UK to be among first nations where people don't need to sell their home to pay for care
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How can you pay for long-term care?

How can you pay for long-term care? | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
Half of people asked in a survey did not know how they would pay for long-term care, so what are the options for "self-funders"?
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Find a job in social care: Work opportunities and where to look

Find a job in social care: Work opportunities and where to look | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
We’ve been getting in touch with our caring side as we’ve checked out the jobscene in the world of social care
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'Someone must answer' for care death

'Someone must answer' for care death | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 15th February 2013 | Scoop.it
A friend of a woman who died after being left at home without medication, food, or water for nine days has said somebody must be held to account.
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