Enhanced Health in Care Homes (EHCH) The NHS Plan promises to ‘upgrade NHS support to all care home residents who would benefit by 2023/24, with the EHCH model rolled out across the whole country.’ Older people living in care homes have not always been able to expect equal access to NHS services, despite the fact … Continued
The Little Orange Book The Little Orange Book helps parents of under-fives with practical information about common childhood conditions. Distributed to all new mums in Newcastle and Gateshead through health visitors, this little gem helps parents and carers to recognise and respond to a range of common diseases, illnesses and conditions as well as pointing you … Continued
Supporting People with Disabilities Financial support There are several different allowances and benefits available to people who need help due to illness or disability. A parent or guardian can claim Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for a child under the age of 16 who needs help looking after themselves or getting about. It has … Continued
Memory Loss We can all be forgetful at times, misplacing keys, or losing our train of thought while talking, but it is useful to know what is normal, what is not, and when it is the right time to seek help. Stress and Memory Loss Feeling stressed affects both our ability to recall information … Continued
Definitions and variety, paid/unpaid, physical/emotional. Support and flexibility from practice, info on and links to support services.
Introduction to continuing health care, who is eligible, what it involves and how to access it.