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    Older people need more male carers

    The chief executive of Care England has said that more male carers are needed to look after older people. Professor Martin Green has said that the government needs to do more to recruit males into front-line adult >>>

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    Survey finds older people have better quality of life in retirement villages than care homes

    A developer of care homes has said three in four care homes for older people should be shut down due to falling short of modern standards and expectations. Chief executive of Audley Retirement, Nick Sanderson, has said >>>

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    Older people’s Commissioner disappointed by Welsh Government

    Sarah Rochira has said the Welsh Government has failed “to acknowledge the change that needs to take place.” Sarah Rochira, Wale’s Commissioner for older people has said she is “extremely disappointed” at the response from the Welsh >>>

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    Charity warns of loneliness in older people

    A survey has found that one in five older people in the UK feel lonely and say they have no-one to turn to. The Campaign to End Loneliness charity want a “range of support” for older people >>>

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    New housing for older people promised

    The closure of a vacant old people’s home due to Legionella, will now be made into 150 new homes for older people. Members of Kensington and Chelsea’s cabinet have decided to create 150 new homes for older >>>

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    New drug provides hope for older people with Parkinsons

    Research in the journal Plos One has suggested that a type of diabetes drug may offer some hope in helping people with Parkinson’s disease. Scientists have found that people taking glitazone pills were less likely to develop >>>

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    Lack in dignity when caring for older people in hospital

    A wide range survey of NHS patients has found that a fifth of people in hospital in England are not being treated with respect and dignity. In a poll from 2012 it has been found that poor >>>

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    New housing development for older people in Sunderland

    A new housing developed has opened in Sunderland to help support Older People. A 16.3m housing and care scheme has been opened by the Leader of Sunderland Council, reports Sunderland Echo. The accommodation provides 158 two-bedroom apartments >>>

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    Social care cuts leaving older people stranded

    Funding cuts are leaving over a million older people stranded, as they struggle to cope with basic tasks, a charity has found. Age UK is calling on Chancellor George Osborne to put an end to cuts to >>>

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    Charity wants priority for older people in housing

    Charity Erosh, has written to ministers calling for greater priority to be given to housing for older people. Erosh represents organisation providing housing and support to 120,000 older people and has written to new government ministers in >>>

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