Doris Murr is the very first patient to stay at Grantham’s brand new ‘hospice in a hospital’.
The Men’s Space gardening group, held within the grounds of St Richard’s Hospice, was established to offer mean with life-threatening illnesses space to relax and meet others in similar situations.
A new Death Café event in Plymouth will give people a chance to talk about death, loss and grief, and to celebrate life, in a sociable, relaxed, open and respectful setting.
Patients have a ‘human right’ to be told if they have dementia, the new head of the NHS has declared.
Two recent complementary reports on long-term care for older people suggest we need urgent reforms to deal with the increasing demands for health and social care, created by the ageing population, as a result of technological and medical advances.
More than half of all people caring for older or disabled loved ones have reached “breaking point” because of a lack of support from health services, a survey has suggested.