Daily News Roundup – 19 November 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Modern and purpose-built dementia care homes prove an enticing investment


Care home investment company, Target Healthcare REIT, predicts increasing financial possibilities due to a growing demand for dementia and end of life care facilities.

Welfare chief accuses NHS over funding

The Jewish Chronicle

Manchester’s largest Jewish welfare provider has accused the NHS of inadequately funding end of life care.

Parky backs £5m appeal for hospice

Local Berkshire

Sir Michael Parkinson captured a couple’s “extraordinary story of endeavour and triumph” to make a plea for £5 million to build Berkshire’s first children’s hospice.

Art gives energy to St Asaph hospice patients

News North Wales

Patients at St Kentigern Hospice in St Asaph have found energy through art therapy.

Skills – Third Sector changes its name to Skills Effect

Third Sector

The rebranded charity will also launch an online ‘skills marketplace’ to help charities and social enterprises looking for specific support.

Charity shock tactics – do they work?

The Guardian

Do the controversial adverts used by charities such as the NSPCC, St John’s Ambulance and Peta boost fundraising?

Viewpoint: Did Richard Nixon change the way people describe cancer?


Are military metaphors such as “battling” always appropriate when it comes to cancer, asks Andrew Graystone.

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