Monthly Archive: May 2017

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

What do the manifestos mean for the NHS?

Chris Ham, Chief Executive writing at the Kings Fund: There is more that unites the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat manifestos on the NHS than divides them. All three parties reiterate their commitment to the...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Social care: what’s in a name?

Katie Mantell at the King’s Fund – Social care is all around us. More than 1.5 million people in England are employed to provide social care to older and disabled people. And these numbers are...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Would you recognise the signs of a stroke?

If you suspect you or someone else is having a stroke, phone 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance. Even if the symptoms disappear while you’re waiting for the ambulance, it’s still important to go...