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Archive for July, 2016

Is the care system on the brink of collapse?

•The ageing demographic is predicted to produce 16 million people in the UK over the age of 65 by 2033. This is a rise of 40% from where we currently are. This will create a huge funding issue for local councils in respect of elderly care. • Presently councils spend 35% of their total £38.8…
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The Elderly and the “Elephant in the room”.

The system and the funding of care is a hot topic but what about injuries, accidents and abuse? Injuries and accidents do happen at any stage in life. That said some injuries and accidents are common although not exclusive to the elderly. Specifically those related to falls, bedsores and elderly abuse. Why are falls relevant?…
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