Daily News Roundup – 25 October 2012

Categories: In The Media.

£50 million set aside to create calming care environments for people with dementia

The Guardian

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt makes fund available to create calming environments in treatment of dementia.

Dementia patients ‘not dying in the place of their choice’

Nursing Times

A double stigma over dementia and death means many people with dementia are not dying in the place they choose to do so, according to a new report.

How we die: the most important issue we never talk about

The Deep End

Blog about talking about and planning for dying.

Association of Palliative Medicine to carry out new research into Liverpool Care Pathway

Christian Medical Comment

Blog from Dr Peter Saunders.

Target to become world’s best in elderly care ‘at risk’

BBC News

The government’s pledge to try to make England a world leader in elderly care is at risk of becoming “superficial” words, council chiefs are warning.

Hayling Island’s Daring Doris to meet future king

The Portsmouth News

Rowans Hospice supporter and record-breaking abseiler Doris Long, 98, has been invited to meet Prince Charles to be personally thanked for her voluntary work.

Kirkwood Hospice lays the foundation for 21st century care with start on £3m extension

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Kirkwood Hospice is laying down the cornerstone for outstanding palliative care for decades to come

Allow employers to certify workplace donations for Gift Aid, says Breast Cancer Campaign

Third Sector

Charity believes it lost out on £400,000 of Gift Aid income from last year’s Wear it Pink fundraising day.

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