April 01, 2015
The Care Act 2014 becomes law today. It represents the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years, putting people and their carers in control of their care and support.
March 20, 2015
Scientists believe keeping busy can not only protect against dementia but help stave off the mobility problems that also plague many elderly people.
March 17, 2015
If you employ someone to provide care and support for you, either privately or using a personal budget, then a change in the law means that, as an employer, you may need to make pension arrangements for them.
February 24, 2015
One million people have now signed up to be "dementia friends" in England, the Alzheimer's Society has announced.
February 16, 2015
Smoking potent cannabis was linked to 24% of new psychosis cases analysed in a new study.
February 15, 2015
Binge-drinking among young adults in Britain is continuing to fall, figures from the Office for National Statistics show
Research finds disease now leading cause of death in British women; many are also carers before succumbing themselves
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges says doctors should take a leading role in encouraging their patients to do more exercise, and that it should be classed as a "wonder drug".
February 09, 2015
In the UK, 27,000 people under 25 have some form of arthritis. How do they cope with a disease usually linked to old age?
January 15, 2015
A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity in Europe, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests.
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