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Posted by Lynn Kennedy, on 11th July
The role of leading & managing a care service can be a thankless job sometimes. Competing priorities can come fast and furious. Not only do you have the safety and protection of service users,...
by Henriette Laidlaw
Concerned about harm or abuse of an older person? Help is just a phone call away. Action on Elder Abuse Scotland has recently trained a new team of...
by Pauline Cameron
In response to the article on the BBC 'Over-75s 'perpetrators of NHS assaults' in which data gathered by NHS Protect showed that more...
by Lesley Palmer
The importance of the ‘Older Persons' Walkable Neighbourhood’ when considering Housing Land Audits and the allocation of development...
by Henriette Laidlaw
Being an avid follower of basketball, I remember the day Pat Summitt, the most winning basketball coach in the USA, disclosed she had been diagnosed...
by DSDC Team
Organising group activities for older people, including those with dementia, is never easy. Artlink Central has developed a new product to support...
by Henriette Laidlaw
Independent Age has spoken to older people and family members about their experiences of tackling difficult conversations. Their survey found that...

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