Carers Strategy News

Care Minister announces call for evidence in support of new Carers Strategy Follow this link to give your views in the survey Carers Strategy Review Care Minister Alistair Burt said ‘Carers make an invaluable contribution to society. I have met many brilliant carers who have told me it can be a struggle to keep all the plates spinning and make… More →

New Collaboration With Help the Hospices

The Trustees of Hope for Home are delighted to announce a new collaborative venture with Help the Hospices. Hope for Home is funding a new project, in conjunction with the national charity Help the Hospices!  The project will fund a new part time post to conduct research into the future of hospice care for people living with advanced dementia. This… More →

Exciting New Projects For Hope For Home!

Yes !   Your Hope for Home Trustees  have been working hard in the background  to decide  about making  wise new investments, using the money that you have all kindly donated, to help people with  dementia and their carers . Two new projects will involve working collaboratively with other charities. The first is a national project and we will be … More →

London Marathon Successes 2012

Wonderful London Marathon Results From Our Runners – THANK YOU EVERYONE! Our Hope for Home runners enjoyed fntastic success yesterday, raising over £6000.00, and achieving spectacular running times. For those  statisicians  among you the times were: Matt = 4.31:02  Philip = 4.13:39  Darren = 3.16:13 We are so grateful for their efforts… how do they do it??… and for all… More →

Spending Review October 2010

Spending Review: Limited boost in social care funding Local councils will receive a £2bn boost in social care funding by 2015, the Chancellor announced this week in the Comprehensive Spending Review. But the increase may be cancelled out because of a rapidly ageing population and large cuts to council funding. Mr Osborne hopes that the £2bn increase will help shield… More →

National Dementia Strategy 2010

New plans for dementia strategy neglect care at home Government guidelines for National Dementia Strategy give little mention of home care.   New plans for implementing the National Dementia Strategy call for more local accountability but fail to prioritise care at home. The report, released by the Department of Health, sets out revised guidelines for putting in place the National… More →