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Hospital discharge and getting the right services in place

... and how you can make sure they are in place. Why patients are discharged quickly Hospitals are usually very keen to discharge patients at ... in the media about older people being discharged from hospital without enough care to support them at home. Aleisha White, an independent social ...

Will the "Friends and Family Test" make a difference to hospital care?

... Friends and Family Test" make a difference to hospital care? patient care, eldercare, nhs, jeremy hunt, communication Patients now ... the "Friends and Family Test" make a difference to hospital care? patient care, eldercare, nhs, jeremy hunt, communication ...

NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2

... ensure that a family member, friend or someone acting for the patient is in attendance. They have a right to be there and ... NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS Following his discussion of who ...

Who wants to listen to what you think?

... wants to listen to what you think? NHS, eldercare, patient care, communication Sometimes it can feel like we have no voice ... eldercare. Yet there are opportunities to give your opinion to people who will listen and can act on your feedback. If not that ...

How can I coordinate my parent's care?

... 2013 the NHS agreed a change to GP contracts to ensure that patients over 75 get a dedicated GP personally accountable for their care. ... How can I coordinate my parent's care? eldercare, nhs, communication, health care, As our parents get older their health ...

The Care Act 2014 - what does it mean for you?

... The Care Act 2014- what does it mean for you? SOCIAL CARE, CARE HOME, CARE COSTS, CARE ACT The first phase of the Care Act has now come into force with more to follow next spring. Holly Chantler, Senior Associate Solicitor at ...

Understanding the options in elder care

... Understanding the options in elder care ELDERCARE, CARE HOME, HOME CARE, NURSING CARE As family members or friends get older, they may need more support than you're able to provide. Making the decision to get help can be an emotional time, so it's ...

What can a pharmacist do for your parent?

... parent? pharmacist, nhs, eldercare, pharmacy, communication, patient care Pharmacists can do more for our parents now than ever. ... they don't offer the same expertise as a doctor they can certainly ensure that our parents are living well and managing their medication successfully. ...

How to fund care home fees through investment

... How to fund care home fees through investment investment, care fees, money, finance, care fees anuity, assets Andrew Dixson-Smith, Business Development Director of care fees specialists Eldercare Group, shares his advice for managing your parents' finances to pay for their care ...

How online pharmacies can help in elder healthcare

... help in elder healthcare Health, Pharmacy, NHS, Eldercare, Patient care, Advertorial If it's difficult for your older friends or family ... get out of the house then using an online pharmacy for certain medications and to fulfil prescriptions can be a useful option. This article ...