GP visits to care homes reduce hospital admissions by nearly 40%
Funding gap for care home charges filled by service users, says report
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Dementia UK lauds frontline nurses with emotional animation
Counting the cost of adult social care as councils set spending budgets
Call for government to ditch ‘discriminatory’ PIP rules for NHS care home stays
Dementia research must study care as well as cure
Social care allowances are confusing – the government must offer clarity
Fears over pressure on care system as National Audit Office warns staff and funding are not sustainable
Social care at ‘tipping point’ as back pay crisis grows, warn councils
Dementia sufferers 'wiped out' financially in 'unfair' care system, says Jeremy Hunt
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Dementia study adds to calls for more funding of music therapy
Music can help reduce symptoms but only 5% of care homes are using it effectively, finds report
Warning over 'trust' schemes supposed to help families avoid paying for care
Ombudsman calls for councils to be clear on care home costs
We need a new care deal to tackle the challenges of an ageing population
Social care in 2018: time to think about the future workforce
Voucher plan to help pay for elderly care
Government warned against using council tax to 'plug gap' in social care funding
Social care postcode gap widens for older people
David Cameron admits 'we didn't solve' problem of funding social care for Britain's ageing population
Care homes: Public 'pay unfair fees to plug £1bn shortfall'
Care workers 'exhausted' by staff shortage
We can't fix social care if we think it's just for older people
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Social care funding can't take any more setbacks. It needs reform now
Overnight carer back pay scheme 'unaffordable'
Why care costs are spiralling at up to twice inflation
A job in care – what’s it worth?
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Discrimination and misplaced stoicism: why older people's mental health gets overlooked
“There is age discrimination, but I don’t think it’s deliberate,” England says. “We’ve become fixated on dementia in older adults as the one mental health issue to focus on, and common mental health problems of anxiety and low mood get neglected.”
One in five older people suffer from depression, yet their mental health problems often go unrecognised and they are much less likely to get psychological help than younger people. A government target, set in 2011 – for older people in England to make up 12% of referrals to psychological therapies – was missed by a mile.
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