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Sep 21

More than half of us do not know the dying wishes of our nearest and dearest

A new survey from Malnutrition Task Force and Age UK highlights that having conversations around dying and death is still very much a taboo subject and avoided by many people. In response, both…

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Sep 21

More than half of us do not know the dying wishes of our nearest and dearest

A new survey from Malnutrition Task Force and Age UK highlights that having conversations around dying and death is still very much a taboo subject and avoided by many people. In response, both…

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Sep 20

Social workers reveal the extent of social care meltdown

Photo by Georgie Scott The findings of a new survey of social workers provides shocking evidence of just how threadbare the social care safety net in England has become.  Social workers ‘tell it ho…

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Sep 20

Social workers reveal the extent of social care meltdown

Photo by Georgie Scott The findings of a new survey of social workers provides shocking evidence of just how threadbare the social care safety net in England has become.  Social workers ‘tell it ho…

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Sep 01

Nearly 3 million over 65s struggling financially

Age UK research has revealed that nearly 3 million – that’s 1 in 4 – older people are in financial difficulty, showing that pensioner poverty is still a huge problem. 1.9 million below poverty line…

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Sep 01

Nearly 3 million over 65s struggling financially

Age UK research has revealed that nearly 3 million – that’s 1 in 4 – older people are in financial difficulty, showing that pensioner poverty is still a huge problem. 1.9 million below poverty line…

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Aug 18

Misleading missed delivery cards posted through letterboxes

Action Fraud is warning about ‘something for you’ cards arriving through letterboxes designed to look like they have come from Royal Mail. The cards which lack the Royal Mail logo look almost…

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Aug 18

Half of older patients’ families struggle to complain about poor care in hospital

Older vulnerable people are often reliant on relatives to raise concerns when things go wrong in hospital, yet over half (51%) of family members with a concern say it is difficult to complain about…

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Aug 17

Misleading missed delivery cards posted through letterboxes

Action Fraud is warning about ‘something for you’ cards arriving through letterboxes designed to look like they have come from Royal Mail. The cards which lack the Royal Mail logo look almost…

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Aug 17

Half of older patients’ families struggle to complain about poor care in hospital

Older vulnerable people are often reliant on relatives to raise concerns when things go wrong in hospital, yet over half (51%) of family members with a concern say it is difficult to complain about…

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