Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February
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'If the council tries to put me into a care home, I will take it to court'

'If the council tries to put me into a care home, I will take it to court' | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
Two people with severe disabilities talk about how potential cuts to the independent living fund will affect them
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Capping the cost of social care - IFAonline

Capping the cost of social care - IFAonline | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
Factoring the cost of social care into financial planning became easier last week with the government’s confirmation it would be capped at £75,000. But is it as simple as it sounds?
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HealthInvestor - Article: Care UK acquires UKSH

HealthInvestor - Article: Care UK acquires UKSH | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
Care UK acquires UKSH
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How YOU can help provide quality care for the elderly - Local News - Northumberland Gazette

How YOU can help provide quality care for the elderly - Local News - Northumberland Gazette | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
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Partnership Challenges « NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes

Partnership Challenges « NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
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Investors Chronicle - Broken Tory promises will cost 'wealthy' Brits more than care home fees

Investors Chronicle - Broken Tory promises will cost 'wealthy' Brits more than care home fees | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
New care reforms mean wealthy savers will pay more inheritance tax to help cover the escalating cost of care in Britain. We look at how much you're likely to have to shell out for both.
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No care sees Haverhill woman back in Addenbrooke’s Hospital - Latest News - Haverhill Echo

No care sees Haverhill woman back in Addenbrooke’s Hospital - Latest News - Haverhill Echo | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
A woman had to return to hospital after district nurses failed to see her after a procedure.
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Care for 94 people to be switched as Bath council contract axed

Care for 94 people to be switched as Bath council contract axed | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
More than 90 people will be given new home carers this spring after a contract for support to elderly people wanting to stay in their own homes was terminated.
Bath and North East Somerset Council...
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Shocking rise in number of elderly in care homes suffering from dementia | Retirement | News | Daily Express

Shocking rise in number of elderly in care homes suffering from dementia  | Retirement | News | Daily Express | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
A RECORD number of Britons in care homes are suffering from dementia, far more than previously thought, according to a new report.
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Change urged for end-of-life care

Change urged for end-of-life care | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
Three quarters (77 per cent) of people believe that the NHS should make end-of-life care "more of a priority", a poll suggests.
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Canine partnership dedicated to fund-raiser The Southern Co-operative | Co-op News – The Southern Co-operative

Canine partnership dedicated to fund-raiser The Southern Co-operative | Co-op News – The Southern Co-operative | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
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Find Me Good Care | The Independent Living Community News Centre

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Care provider Four Seasons is 'taking action to reduce staff churn'

Care provider Four Seasons is 'taking action to reduce staff churn' | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
A voluntary recognition agreement Four Seasons has signed with Unison to cover the 30,000 staff they employ is a landmark move, argues Guy Hands
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CQC: Most home care good but missed visits blight some services - 2/13/2013 - Community Care

CQC: Most home care good but missed visits blight some services - 2/13/2013 - Community Care | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
Late or missed calls, lack of care worker continuity and inadequate support for staff leading to poor care in minority of providers, but most are performing well, finds regulator.
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Janet Davies: Govt not telling the whole story on care reforms | Opinion | Money Marketing

Janet Davies: Govt not telling the whole story on care reforms | Opinion | Money Marketing | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
Most self-funders will continue to pay most of their costs under plans to reform who pays for long-term care.
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Why carers need a break

Why carers need a break | Helping Hands Market Intelligence Report 27th February | Scoop.it
Jo Whiley: It is unacceptable that people who dedicate their lives to caring for vulnerable relatives are not getting the support they need
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