Posts Tagged ‘Elderly Medicine’

Basic care given to elderly in hospital “alarming”

Too many hospitals in England are falling short in the most basic care they are giving elderly patients, inspectors say. The Care Quality Commission carri...

Psychiatry: Anti-dementia drugs may help delay people’s admission to care homes

Prescribing anti-dementia drugs to patients could help delay their admission to care homes, according to a new study published in the October issue of The ...

Hospital regulator raises elderly care concerns

Serious concerns have been raised by the NHS care regulator about the way some hospitals in England look after elderly patients. The Care Quality Commis...

Care of the elderly – the NHS can only do so much

Damning, harrowing, disgraceful, shameful, shocking, inhumane and callous. The headline writers had a field day this week following the report by the NHS o...

Elderly patients’ harrowing plight revealed in report

The NHS is inflicting pain and suffering on elderly patients and ignoring their most basic needs, according to a report by the health service ombudsman whi...