Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 1st February 2013
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Fiona Phillips helps celebrate new dementia care home | Care Industry News

Fiona Phillips helps celebrate new dementia care home | Care Industry News | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 1st February 2013 | Scoop.it
High profile Alzheimer’s Society ambassador Fiona Phillips joined residents, dignitaries and professionals to celebrate the official opening of Sanctuary’s stunning new specialist dementia care home in Pinner...
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'Massive variations in older people's experience of personal budgets' - 1/29/2013 - Community Care

'Massive variations in older people's experience of personal budgets' - 1/29/2013 - Community Care | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 1st February 2013 | Scoop.it
Review identifies how some councils are overcoming barriers to making personal budgets work for older clients as other authorities struggle.
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Labour warns David Cameron against 'foolish' cap on long-term care costs

Labour warns David Cameron against 'foolish' cap on long-term care costs | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 1st February 2013 | Scoop.it
Prime minister reported to be considering a higher figure than one proposed by the Dilnot review in a bid to save money
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New charter for adult social care

New charter for adult social care | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 1st February 2013 | Scoop.it
Carers in Reading are asked to sign up to a new "dignity charter".
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I knew I had dementia. So why did tests say I was OK?

I knew I had dementia. So why did tests say I was OK? | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 1st February 2013 | Scoop.it
Jennifer, who’d been a GP for 30 years, had sought help for her symptoms. But she was dismissed as being neurotic.
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Second wave of CCGs authorised with some facing staff imposition | GPonline.com

Second wave of CCGs authorised with some facing staff imposition | GPonline.com | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 1st February 2013 | Scoop.it
A second group of 67 CCGs has been authorised by the NHS Commissioning Board (NHSCB), but some that missed key criteria face temporary staff being imposed on them to oversee improvements.
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Zero-tolerance of abuse in care

Zero-tolerance of abuse in care | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 1st February 2013 | Scoop.it
Carers in Reading are being asked to sign up to a Dignity Charter to drive up standards of care for vulnerable adults
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Art therapy may be the most effective treatment for dementia - The Boston Globe

Art therapy may be the most effective treatment for dementia - The Boston Globe | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 1st February 2013 | Scoop.it
Medications can’t stop dementia’s damage to the mind, and stress and agitation often remain challenging despite drug treatment.
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