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Mental Health Foundation
- Takeover Day
Today we hosted a young person from our My Life My Future project as part of National Takeover Day
- Hard-hitting Report Calls for Better Mental Health Services for Children and Young People
Commons Health Committee criticises children and young people's mental health services. The Mental Health Foundation welcomes the report and its call for improvement to services as well as ensuring […]
- Local authorities must invest in public mental health
Following a Freedom of Information request, Mind discovered that local authorities' spending on public mental health is only 1.4% of their public health spending.
- Intimacy in care homes
Alzheimer's Society is calling for greater training and awareness among care home staff when it comes to sex and relationships.
- Obesity link to memory and thinking problems in healthy adults
Obesity in healthy older adults may be linked to memory and thinking problems, according to research presented at Neuroscience 2014 in Washington DC today (18 November 2014).
- Alzheimer's Society responds to HSJ Commission on Hospital Care For Frail Older People
The Health Service Journal (HSJ) has today published the findings of its Commission on Hospital Care for Frail Older People.