Glasgow University Professor David Clark is leading an end of life study at Thomas Tosh in Thornhill to tackle the “last taboo”.
A new treatment room is being equipped at a Poole hospice which will bring overnight stays a step closer.
The ground-breaking ceremony for a new community garden took place on Friday. The Garden of Life will be built using £50,000 of lottery funding at St Nicholas Hospice Care’s Burton Centre.
Dr Moira Fraser, director of policy and research at Carers Trust, has called for the NHS to have a duty to identify carers, better coordination of health and care services and additional funding for social care.
The amount of government money spent on dementia in the UK has risen significantly in recent years, but it is still too low when compared with the economic and personal impact the condition has.
A Labour government would avoid ‘extreme’ social care cuts planned by the Conservatives and continue to fund the controversial Frontline fast-track training scheme for children’s social work.
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