Empathic Urbanite

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Tongue piercing helps paralysed patients drive wheelchairs

Check this out – I know it’s nearly the end of the year, but I think this is one of the best things I’ve heard all year. Science rules again! … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Zero-hours contracts are inappropriate in the field of social care work

This Guardian article not only hits the issues right on the head, and for once it’s not criticising the agencies. Zero hour contracts and being paid for travel time are … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Breastfeeding may reduce Alzheimer’s risk

Amazing piece of research! A new study suggests that mothers who breastfeed run a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s, with longer periods of breastfeeding further reducing the risk. “Previous studies … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Three Sisters Care awarded contract for Health Talks

Three Sisters Care has been awarded our first public grant to deliver health related work. The Tower Hamlets Mayor’s Community Chest has contracted Three Sisters Care to run a series … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Specialist care for elderly could fix crisis in ER

Great insight into how dealing with older ER patients could both ease burden on ER and help old people reduce time in ER and time in wards. Who knew that … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

A new Care Bill passed (Care Bill 2013-14)

I’m so pleased about this new bill – now I can point to a law when I say that though we are a private entity, we have given ourselves a … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Talk about Dementia in Sylheti

Three Sisters Care is giving a talk tomorrow about Dementia in Sylheti at the Whitechapel Idea Store Over 50s Open Day. My eldest sister Rahena has been working with dementia … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment