Daily News Roundup – 14 August 2013

Categories: In The Media.

St Peter’s Hospice marks 35 years with plans for the future

The Gazette

Simon Caraffi, chief executive of St Peter’s Hospice, has spoken of his vision for the future of caring for the sick.

Youngsters art wall presented to hospice

Alderley Edge

Organisers of the Alderley Edge Village Fete visited Francis House Children’s Hospice last week to hand over £1,500 and present a colourful art wall painted by local children.

Acorns Children’s Hospice gets £200K refurbishment

BBC News

A £200,000 refurbishment of Acorns Children’s Hospice in Selly Oak has been completed through community fundraising.

How to get ahead in … adult social care reform

The Guardian – social care network

A new role – assistant director, adult social care reform – has been created to ensure that the programme of change sparked by the care bill is workable, and has the support of local adult social care leaders.

NPC and ILC-UK launch Commission on Ageing and the Voluntary Sector

Civil Society

NPC and the International Longevity Centre-UK have launched a commission which will look at ageing and its effect on charities and wider society.

Is it too difficult for people with disabilities to find volunteering roles?

The Guardian – volunteering hub

Research has found evidence that many people with disabilities are experiencing a surprising level of difficulty in finding volunteering roles.

Poll: Lack of support for Friends and Family Test

Nursing Times

Two-thirds of Nursing Times readers who answered a snap poll last week do not think the Friends and Family Test is a useful measure of patient experience.

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