Second OFSTED-style rating of CCG dementia care reveals mixed picture
Today (Friday 21 July 2017) NHS England have published the end of year results from the Clinical Commissioning Group Improvement and Assessment Framework (CCG IAF).
Vulnerable adults being let down by poor social work practice, new report finds
Vulnerable people are being forced into situations against their will because care providers are not following the proper processes, the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has found.
AAIC: Lancet Commission reveals a third of cases of dementia may be preventable – Alzheimer’s Society comment
The Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention, and care is being presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2017.
AAIC: Blood test could offer clues about the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, study shows – Alzheimer’s Society comment
New research reported today investigates whether simpler, more practical test for amyloid deposition could in future offer clues about the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Life expectancy has levelled off – Alzheimer’s Society comment
Improvements in life expectancy have almost 'ground to a halt', says Professor Sir Michael Marmot, who's said he is 'deeply concerned' that increases in life expectancy had levelled off since 2010.
Davina McCall and family unite with Alzheimer’s Society to kick off Memory Walk
Davina McCall and family are joining forces with Alzheimer’s Society to tackle dementia after being inspired by her dad who is living with Alzheimer’s disease.