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Am I a carer? Carers UK identification challenge

The care of an ill, older or disabled loved one is often just a part of life for many people. Too many in this situation struggle on, unaware that support...

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Occupational therapist project aims to save 15k hospital bed days

A study carried out by the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) has been looking into the value OTs bring to patients and hospitals. The year-long study is due to be...

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The 'Iron Nun' is an 86-year-old inspiration

If ever you needed proof that age is merely a number, Sister Madonna Buder would gladly oblige. I came across her amazing tale just recently after she featured in a...

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Hats off to HenPower! Hen-keeping in care homes

HenPower is a project undertaken by arts organisation, Equal Arts. The project aims to creatively engage older people in art-related activities and hen-keeping, promoting health and well-being and reducing loneliness...

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