Daily News Roundup – 12 September 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Doris is the very first patient at Grantham’s ‘hospice in a hospital’

Grantham Journal

Doris Murr is the very first patient to stay at Grantham’s brand new ‘hospice in a hospital’.

New support group puts men in the garden

Droitwich Advertiser

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.

Welcome to Plymouth’s new Death Cafe…

Plymouth Herald

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 must be told if they have dementia

Daily Mail

Patients have a ‘human right’ to be told if they have dementia, the new head of the NHS has declared.

Care for older people doesn’t come top of the list, but we disregard them at our peril

The Conversation

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.

Carers reaching ‘breaking point’

Yahoo! News

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.

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