Tag Archives: Older care

Hidden Cash Twitter campaign arrives in UK

An anonymous Twitter account is hiding envelopes of money around Britain and Tweeting clues to thousands of people

Harry McKeown is one of the lucky recipients Photo: TWITTER

The Hidden Cash Twitter campaign, which has seen an anonymous benefactor hide money in envelopes in America, has spread to the UK.

An account – called @HiddenCash_UK – was set up on Tuesday.

Pioneering scheme set to launch in Norwich to create ‘rapid response’ community health and social worker teams

Your Norwich aims to transform health and social care in Norwich.

Adam Gretton Health correspondent adam.gretton@archant.co.uk
Saturday, May 31, 2014
6:30 AM

A pioneering scheme to create “rapid response” teams of community health and social workers is set to be unveiled in Norwich, which aims to improve the care of hundreds of vulnerable patients.

The GP-led group in charge of NHS purse strings in the city has pledged to plough £16m into the scheme over the next two years to integrate health and care services to help provide better treatment and support for people in their own homes and avoid unnecessary hospital admissions.

Dementia beds and staffing in Norfolk and Suffolk cut by 45pc ahead of looming increase in cases

Former Waveney MP, Bob Blizzard speaking at a rally

Former Waveney MP, Bob Blizzard speaking at a rally to sending a message to the government and the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust to think again on proposals for cuts to local mental health care services. Picture: James Bass

Thursday, May 29, 2014
6:30 AM

Mental health bosses have warned that Norfolk and Suffolk does not have the capacity to cope with a looming increase in dementia cases after beds and staffing numbers were cut by 45pc.

Changing dementia care in Norfolk and Suffolk