Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill
If there was any doubt about how the government views our rights, this comment in the Independent Newspaper says it all
“The Home Office said the couple would not face “very significant difficulties” continuing their family life together outside the UK in Sri Lanka, and that any infringement of their right to family life “would be justified and proportionate in the pursuit of maintaining effective immigration control”.”
Firstly, a reminder that today is World Cancer Day
The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill
‘This is a must’ – your support as sisters call for dementia rights charter in mum’s memory Read more at: https://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/health/this-is-a-must-your-support-as-sisters-call-for-dementia-rights-charter-in-mum-s-memory-1-9521951
My dad’s dementia turned my family’s life upside down. BBC1 drama Care was so realistic it gave me chills Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/culture/television/care-bbc1-dementia-drama-sheridan-smith-realistic/
Meet Lenny White, the ‘dementia-friendly barber’ who specialises in helping men with Alzheimer’s feel themselves again Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/people/lenny-white-dementia-barber-interview/
Care: Sheridan Smith stars in this raw BBC drama about dementia and the problems families face navigating the care system Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/culture/television/care-sheridan-smith-dementia-bbc/
Scientists have discovered a lone mutation in a single gene that causes an inherited form of frontotemporal dementia makes it harder for neurons in the brain to communicate with one another, leading to neurodegeneration.
Homeless charity boss ‘told she won’t get Lottery funding unless she stops criticising Universal Credit’ Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/news/homeless-charity-boss-claims-she-was-told-she-wont-get-lottery-funding-unless-she-stops-criticising-the-government/
Universal Credit: Salvation Army issues homelessness warning as report finds ‘unacceptable hardship’ Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/universal-credit-debt-homelessness-report-rising-welfare-reforms-government/
I am not paid or induced in any way to mention any articles and I do not necessarily support any comments, language or the use of specific words.
I haven’t included any articles about cures, as I feel they are misleading. Apart from the current medications, all recent clinical trials seem to fail by stage 3.
I have also excluded the eat this, drink that, do this to reverse Dementia type of articles. We are all different, so again false hopes and impressions do not help.
New BMA Guidance
‘He passed peacefully just after England had sealed victory’: The heartwarming letter from listener to Test Match Special after 83-year-old cricket fan’s last moments were spent listening to Chris Woakes’s century
A selection of non-media articles from last month: