Working for carers

Working for Carers

Support for unpaid carers in London It is estimated that at least one in nine employees is a carer. Yet the reality for many is that their caring responsibilities make […]

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Disability sport

Encouraging people to get involved in disability sport With London hosting the World Para Athletics Championships and the IAAF World Championships this summer – the first time that a single […]

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Skills for Care

Information hub for individuals who employ their own PAs Skills for Care has updated and re-launched their information hub for individual employers and personal assistants (PAs), with lots of practical […]

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Vitamin B12

Everything you need to know about vitamin B12 You probably hear more about the importance of vitamins C and D, but the B vitamins are just as important for proper […]

Make It Your Decision

Make It Your Decision

Jun 19, 2017

Update – June 2017 Making an Advance Decision is now easier An Advance Decision allows you to record any treatments that you do not want to be given in the […]

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Fall Prevention

A look at some factors in fall prevention It is estimated that the consequences of falls cost the NHS some £2 billion a year, and 4 million bed days. Between […]

Living with chronic pain

Living with chronic pain

Jun 07, 2017

14 million people in the UK suffer from chronic pain, which has a major impact on quality of life and day to day activities, such as work; however many of […]

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Road Safety For Scooter Users

Jun 06, 2017

Project to improve road safety for mobility scooters A new research project, funded by the Road Safety Trust, aims to improve the security of the growing number of mobility scooter […]