A talented teenager has been invited to stage a poignant show she wrote after being inspired by St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.
Welwyn Hatfied Times
The Isabel Hospice is aiming to raise £10,000 in three days, and hopes to secure a further £5,000 in matched funding.
Public health chiefs have promised extra efforts to raise awareness of cancer symptoms among older people to help close the gap in survival rates between parts of the UK and some other European countries.
People with dementia who exercise improve their thinking abilities and everyday life, a body of medical research concludes.
More than 1,000 care home residents have died of thirst or while suffering severe dehydration over the past decade, says The Daily Telegraph.
Local Government Chronicle
The government’s plans to create a national standard for social care eligibility could place unfunded new burdens on councils and lead to an increase in legal challenges, ministers have been warned.
A study by UK Community Foundations, chaired by David Sheepshanks, coincides with the launch of its campaign to raise £1bn of new funding for local communities by 2020.