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Quality of care homes got worse in 1 in 5 local authorities in the last year

The proportion of care homes rated “inadequate” or “requires improvement” increased in 1 in 5 local authority areas in 2017, according to new analysis by older people’s charity Independent Age.

Please see https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/news/article/308/quality_of_care_homes_got_worse_in_1_in_5_local_authorities_in_the_last_year for further details.

Winston's World - by Tony Husband and Justine Schneider

Now available to download FREE from IDEA Resources:  https://idea.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/winstons-world

Pfizer ends neuroscience discovery programme, including research into Alzheimer’s disease treatment – Alzheimer’s Society comment

Pfizer has announced that it will be ending its neuroscience discovery and early development efforts, an area which includes research into drug development for Alzheimer’s disease.  For further details click on link.

Alcohol and dementia: What's the truth?


So what's the link with dementia?   Further details here  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-43141457  

We'll live longer but suffer more ill-health by 2035, says study

Number of old people suffering from four medical conditions to double in less than 20 years, researchers claim. For further details please see link https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/23/well-live-longer-but-suffer-more-ill-health-by-2035-says-study