Daily News Roundup – 4 August 2014

Categories: In The Media.

New support network for people suffering with dementia in Blaenau Gwent

Wales Online

A new project combines the specialist knowledge of the Hospice of the Valleys and Alzheimer’s Society to support people with dementia.

25 years after children’s hospice was opened by Princess Diana, families gather at EACH in Milton to mark anniversary

Cambridge News

Families came together to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of East Anglia Children’s Hospices (EACH), marking 25 years to the day since it was opened by Princess Diana in 1989.

Wife praises North Devon Hospice which looked after husband before his death

North Devon Journal

The wife of a Barnstaple man who died from a rare form of cancer has said the hospice which cared for him “wrapped their arms around us like angels”.

Father-of-six commissions £3,000 coffin in the shape of a Jack Daniels bottle

Daily Mail

Former soldier Anto Wickham started planning his own funeral after seeing eight Army pals killed during the Iraq war.

Dementia ‘more feared than cancer’

Nursing Times (subscription needed)

Older people are more fearful of developing dementia than they are of cancer, a new poll suggests.

Care Act consultation: two weeks left to comment

Department of Health

Jon Rouse, Director General for social care, local government and care partnerships, outlines the need for people to give their views on the Care Act.

Editorial: A second look at self-regulation of fundraising

Third Sector

Greater public representation on the committee that sets the rules would be a useful addition to the proposals, says Stephen Cook.

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