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New Survey to understand provision of talking therapies in Care Homes

Jun 13, 2017 by Adam Smith, ENRICH Programme Lead

New survey being conducted by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) hope to find out whether talking therapies are available in UK care homes and how the mental health needs of care homes residents are being identified.

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Over 65s with care needs to rise by a quarter by 2025

May 25, 2017 by Angeline Albert from www.carehome.co.uk

The number of people over the age of 65 who will need care could rise by 25 per cent to 2.8m by 2025 in England and Wales, resulting in more people with disabilities such as dementia.

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Public willing to give pain relief to dying friends

May 09, 2017 by Jo Carlow, OnMedica News

The majority of people would be willing to offer practical help to friends or neighbours dealing with death, dying and bereavement.

This is the findings of new Dying Matters research from the National Council of Palliative Care (NCPC).

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Staff ‘champions’ encouraging talk about end of life care

May 05, 2017 by Nursing Times

Staff at a London trust are being encouraged to talk more openly about death and bereavement to improve support for both patients nearing the end of their lives and those involved in their care.

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Reprogramming brain cells to reverse Parkinson’s

May 04, 2017 by Parkinson's UK

New research published in Nature Biotechnology shows that for the first time it may be possible to reprogramme cells inside the brain to reverse the symptoms of Parkinson's.

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New glaucoma test could save millions from blindness

May 02, 2017 by NHS Choices

"It might be possible to treat the main cause of permanent blindness before people notice any loss of vision," BBC News report.

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