Daily News Roundup – 25 October 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Healthcare Innovation Awards: winner, technology innovation award

The Guardian

The End of Life Monitoring and Assessment (Elma) tool allows care homes to electronically send a resident’s advanced plan via a handheld device direct to the individual’s GP computer system.

Doctor said our children would not survive… it was the end of our world

Bristol 24-7

Jessie May trustee Julie Kembrey speaks about how incurable disease gradually took her girls, how the charity helped her and continues to support others.

Meet one of Bristol charity St Peter’s Hospice’s physiotherapists, Sarah Williams

The Bristol Post

Sarah Williams, physiotherapist at St Peter’s Hospice, spends most of her time dealing with terminally ill patients suffering breathlessness. Some of her work is also about helping people achieve their goals of a short walk or climbing stairs again.

Kate Middleton ‘humbled’ by children’s hospice

Daily Gazette

The Duchess of Cambridge has described helping a local children’s charity as “inspiring and humbling” in a letter to the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, to thank staff, volunteers and supporters for their work.

Care2Save announces expansion into other sectors

Civil Society

The charitable insurance intermediary, Care2Save.co.uk, has announced it is expanding services to other online sectors to become an “ethical finance one-stop-shop”. 

Call for awareness drive on social care costs


More needs to be done to make people understand that social care in later life is not free, says former care minister Paul Burstow.

How can you win support for investment in fundraising?

The Guardian – voluntar sector netwok

Charities who prioritised fundraising by improving relationships with donors, using innovative recruitment techniques and regularly measuring success are seeing incomes rise.

The end of offline Gift Aid claims means decisions for charities

Third Force News

The transition period for the new Gift Aid online system has ended, so charities must get up to speed or miss out, says Chris Lane from the Charity Tax Group.

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