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Care of the elderly news : May 2010

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private care of the elderly in the UK.

  • Long term care review Carers UKThe new coalition government will establish a commission on long-term care, to report within a year. The commission will consider a range of ideas, including both a voluntary insurance scheme to...
  • Dementia risk for overweight? Boston University Medical campus logoBeing overweight in mid-life can serve to increase the risk of developing dementia later on, experts have warned. New research carried out by the Boston University of Medicine found a link between...
  • Socialising 'make big difference to older people' Age UKExercise and socialising can make a "big difference to an older person's health and quality of life". This is the opinion of Michelle Mitchell, charity director at Age UK.