News tagged with home care

Research into proposed reforms of UK care funding published

The cost implications of the UK government's recent plans to reform the funding system for care and support in England are analysed in a new research paper, which also considers the effects of options to give more help to ...

Apr 24, 2013
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Community health workers help type 2 diabetes care

Newly published results from a randomized controlled clinical trial in the Pacific U.S. territory of American Samoa add clear evidence for the emerging idea that community health workers can meaningfully ...

Feb 11, 2013
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Predicting mortality amongst older care home residents

The number of medications prescribed to a care home resident and the frequency of their contact with their GP are strong predictors of mortality in care homes shows research published today in Age & Ageing, the sc ...

Jan 11, 2013
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Helping lung cancer sufferers self-manage breathlessness

(Medical Xpress)—Breathlessness is one of the most distressing symptoms of lung cancer for both the patients and their carers, but QUT researchers are developing techniques to help patients effectively manage it themselves, ...

Nov 01, 2012
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