Social Care News

3rd December 2019 - #KnowYourHumanRights - online advocacy tool

British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) has created a new online advocacy tool #KnowYourHumanRights so please do share this with people who need it.
BIHR thinks this tool has a lot of potential to create change. For this to happen it needs to get the tool out to the people that need it, so please share this link with your networks and on social media.

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3rd December 2019 - Every Mind Matters quiz

Take the quiz and get your free mind plan. Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more.
There are simple things we can all do to look after our mental health and wellbeing – take the Every Mind Matters quiz to get started today with a free plan, expert advice and practical tips.
It is designed to help you feel more in control, deal with stress and anxiety, boost your mood and improve your sleep.

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3rd December 2019 - Tips for people living with Dementia

A wide range of complex challenges are caused due to symptoms like confusion and memory loss. From difficulty to interact socially to spatial orientation, the upshots of this disease of forgetfulness can be really broad and can surround several aspects of daily life. Nevertheless, these are not in any way too great to overcome.
This article offers dressing and grooming tips and other helpful information for people living with dementia

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3rd December 2019 - Highlighting the issues affecting older people

Let's make the politicians listen! With only 12 days of this election left to go there’s been a swirl of issues and debate, but are our politicians sufficiently aware of, or listening hard enough to the issues that matter most to older people?

I think the answer at the moment has to be ‘no’, but in the 12 days that are left before polling day we are determined to change this and we need your help to do so.

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28th November 2019 - Jargon buster

We've busted a new round of jargon, such as Caldicott Guardian with support from people with lived experience. Watch out for our jargon advent calendar on Twitter #TLAPjargonbuster.

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