New guidelines on the use of medicinal cannabis have been described as an ‘important first step’, by a leading charity.
Disabled children are three times more likely to experience bullying compared with their non-disabled peers. Experts reveal exactly why, and what must be done to change attitudes towards disability, to prevent all forms of bullying.
Today (4 November), the average disabled worker stops getting paid, relative to their non-disabled co-workers. As a result, today is known as the Disability Pay Gap Day.
Today (27 October), the Department of Health and Social Care have announced the launch of dedicated suicide bereavement support across England.
US based drug company, Biogen, has announced they have created the first therapy believed to slow Alzheimer’s disease, and are ready to bring it to the market.
Suicide is a topic that can still illicit whispers and misunderstanding. However, it is a subject that more people need to discuss to raise awareness, knowledge and prevent deaths. Together, we can all work to prevent suicide.
One of the most iconic Formula 1 drivers of his time, Sir Jackie Stewart won World Championships with his sweetheart, Lady Helen by his side recording his track time. Now, Sir Jackie is racing the clock to find a cure for dementia to help Lady Helen; he spoke with Lorne Gillies.
The Alzheimer’s Society has launched a new campaign to improve dementia care and ensure patients have to spend less of their own money on care.
Building crucial life skills, meeting new people, to giving back to your local community: volunteering is an enriching experience all round. Volunteer Nicola Taylor shares her journey.
Great British Bake Off judge, Prue Leith, has joined a group of celebrity chefs who have come together to improve the quality of hospital food.
Of the six million people living in Scotland, we all have one thing in common: mental health. However, many young people are missing out on…
Today (1 July) the Samaritans annual Talk to Us campaign begins, encouraging the nation to have a chat when times are challenging.
Caring comes in many different forms and each experience is unique. During Carers Week 2019 (10 – 16 June), the theme will focus on ensuring carers can get connected in their local communities.
We all have that one song that fills us with joy, and transports us back in time. Music and sound can have a powerful impact on us, and it has become the latest technique used to care for those living with dementia.
This week (13-19 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week, when we raise awareness of the issues surrounding mental health, and try to break down the stigma around mental health issues.