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As diagnosis rates drop, Dementia Action Week urges people to ‘act on dementia’

United Kingdom - May 16 2022 The theme of this year’s Dementia Action Week, which takes place from 16-22 May, is diagnosis, with leading charities encouraging people to ‘act on…

Elderly falls claims specialist welcomes RoSPA’s safer stairs campaign

United Kingdom - July 28 2021 The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is campaigning for the most up to date British Safety Standard for stairs (BS 5395-1) to be…

National No Smoking Day urges people to #TellUsYourWay

United Kingdom - March 12 2019 National No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness day in the UK which is intended to help smokers who want to quit. The theme for this year's No…

The practical and human cost of falls among older people

United Kingdom - August 6 2018 Falls and fractures in older people are a costly and often preventable health issue, Public Health England (PHE) has stated. In its recently updated…

Social care squeeze is putting older and vulnerable people at risk

United Kingdom - September 15 2016 Government-funded care for older people is being increasingly rationed in England, leaving growing numbers to fend for themselves, suggests a joint…