Category Archives: Northampton

National Care Home Open Day

The National Care Home Open Day will take place on June 21 2013. Thousands of care homes will open their doors to those who have experiences within care, or who work within the industry itself. This will officially be the first National Care Home Open Day to take place. The main objective of the National… read full article

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The Future of Northamptonshire Podiatry Decided Today

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A public meeting will be held tonight concerning the future of NHS community podiatry services in Northamptonshire. This consultation takes place at Francis Crick House, Summerhouse Road, Moutlon Park at 6pm on the 19th of June and will be open to any member of the public who would like to attend. Spaces are limited so… read full article

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18% Increase of Carers in Northamptonshire

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According to recent NHS figures, more than one in ten people in Northamptonshire work as a carer. The number of carers in the area has increased by 18% since 2001 – on of the largest increases in England. Northampton’s rapidly ageing population is on track to increase by 75% by 2030, and carers are essential… read full article

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Northampton Emergency Service Shortlisted for Award

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  The Crisis Response Falls Team – a service that provides assistance for elderly, disabled and vulnerable people in Northamptonshire who have suffered a fall – has been shortlisted for a national award. The service is a joint service working with Northamptonshire County Council and the East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS) and has… read full article

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Home Help for the Elderly in Northamptonshire

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Home care and support is available from Northamptonshire County Council for anyone requiring assistance, rehabilitation or adaptations to their home. Domiciliary care means that care staff provide services in your own home, helping you in whatever ways your situation requires, such as personal care, help managing medication, cooking and cleaning, assistance with organisation and finances,… read full article

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Northampton Care Home’s Award-Winning End of Life Care

Symphony Care Home in Queens Park Parade, Northampton has won the national Gold Standard Framework certificate for providing a high quality of end of life care. This is the highest standard of award available within the framework and the care home had spent two years working towards this accomplishment, according to Derren Weeks, manager of… read full article

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Northamptonshire Care Plans Required for the counties Elderly

As the population continues to live longer plans need to be made to look after the elderly. Northamptonshire has 692,000 people living in the county of which there are 106,000 people over the age of 65. This equates to 15% of the county’s population and there are 4,700 people who are still alive over the age… read full article

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Private Finance Initiative Funded Building Work

Under the Private Finance Initiatives (PFI), much of the building work and maintenance of Northamptonshire’s schools, hospitals, residential and elderly care homes in Northampton and even street lighting will have cost almost £1.9 billion once the deals have been paid off. Initially only £387 million was invested in the combined projects. This extra cost is incurred… read full article

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Northamptonshire Wife Raises Money for Alzheimers

Alzheimers disease is usually associated with older people. Whilst it is more common with the older generation it can also affect young people. This unfortunately was the case for a Northamptonshire man aged only 41 when he sadly passed away from the disease. Mark was diagnosed with Alzheimers when he was only 36 years old! However his… read full article

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Northampton Care Home Which Could Replace Spencer House

New care homes in Northampton, Avery Healthcare Ltd have submitted plans which would see the old office block turned in to a 65 bedroom care home. The new care home would be staffed 24 hours a day and would even have parking for up to 26 cars. Northampton Borough council are set to decide if… read full article

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