Yesterday, Theresa May announced that the NHS is to receive an extra £20 billion a year in funding as a “birthday present”.
Fix Dementia Care
Healthcare professionals in GP surgeries and the community will soon be giving advice on dementia risk to patients as part of the NHS Health Check.
A report by the Richmond Group – a coalition of 14 health and social charities across the UK – has highlighted that significant funding into the NHS, social care and public health is urgently needed if they are to be sustainable.
The NHS has today (Wed June 13th) announced plans to free up thousands of hospital beds and improve patient care by cutting long stays in hospitals.
Our Chief Executive, Jeremy Hughes, has released a comment regarding the recent report by GMB about people 'trapped' in debt due to social care costs.
A report by Age UK has revealed that older people and their families are struggling to access care at home, following years of budget cuts.
Our latest investigation paints a bleak picture of the state of dementia care today.
An Alzheimer’s Society investigation has discovered tens of thousands of people with dementia each year are being admitted to Accident and Emergency because inadequate social care is leaving them unprotected from falls and infections.
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From the August / September 2017 issue of our magazine, Alzheimer's Society's Rob Burley explains why the dementia tax was the story of the election.