Independent Age in the News
Support for carers
Independent Age has backed a call for more support for carers. Read the full story in iNews.
Caring for bereaved carers
Our report on bereavement is mentioned in a story on what happens when the person someone is caring for dies. BBC News has more.
Reducing emergency hospital admissions
Director of Policy George McNamara has been quoted in a story on the Public Accounts Committee’s report on reducing emergency hospital admissions. Read more in The Sun.
Social care funding and NHS capacity
Director of Policy George McNamara's letter, responding to Professor Keith Willett’s comments that the NHS should do more with existing resources, has been published in The Telegraph.
Three ways to fix Britain's care crisis
An absolute cap on care costs would give people greater clarity, according to Head of Policy & Campaigns Ray Mitchell. Read the full feature about how to fix Britain's care crisis in The Telegraph.
Government minister for older people
Director of Policy George McNamara is quoted in a front-page story in which the Daily Express urges the creation of a new government minister for older people. The Daily Express has more.
Calls for social prescribing
Our Friendship Services are highlighted alongside calls from the Royal College of General Practitioners for family doctors to have access to a Wikipedia-style social prescribing page to help tackle loneliness. Read the full story on BT.com.
Concerns over care home closures
Independent Age's advice has been featured in a response to a reader’s letter expressing concern about an increase in the number of care homes closing. Read more in The Telegraph.
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