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Source: Social care is running on empty – but technology can make a difference | Paul Burstow | Social Care Network | The Guardian

There is no single solution to the challenges facing the sector, but technology enabled care can save cash-strapped councils money

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As he steps down from the National Care Forum, its director ( Des Kelly – above) warns that too many homes are in private hands and shrinking fees paid by councils and the NHS means more of us will have to pay

Source: Des Kelly: ‘More people will be paying for care’ | Society | The Guardian

 

The NHS: How bad will it get? – BBC News

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Source: MoneySavingExpert.com

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10,000s of people who’ve lived with someone with a ‘severe mental impairment’ may be able to reclaim council tax. It’s worth applying to see if you are eligible.

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Computer keyboards can be used to detect Parkinson’s disease symptoms at home | The Independent

A team of researchers has found a way for people to check themselves for symptoms of Parkinson’s disease at home, and and all it requires is an app and a computer keyboard.

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