Daily News Roundup – 11 October 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Users of day hospice sing its praises

This is Wiltshire

Patients who use the day service at Prospect Hospice say it is the highlight of their week and gives them something to get out of bed for.

Husband who lost his wide to motor neurone disease pays tribute to hospice help

This is Gloucestershire

Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice praised for care.

Third of people scared of talking to dementia sufferers

Evening Standard

One in three people are apprehensive about talking to someone who suffers from dementia, a survey suggests.

End of life care needs for urological cancers not being met

Nursing Times

Commissioners of end of life care need to do more to ensure the needs and wishes of people with urological cancers are met, according to a report by the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network.

End of life champions

This is Lancashire

Bury Hospice programme reduces unnecessary hospital admissions of dying care home residents.

Jeremy Hunt dashes hopes of early reform of social care funding system

The Guardian

Health secretary says £1.7bn costs of cap on individual liability for care costs would be unaffordable.

Experts’ advice on forming corporate partnerships 

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

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