Bupa Foundation launches award for care of older people

Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Bupa Foundation has launched a new care award for excellence in the development of care for older people. The winning entry, which will receive £10,000, will address any need or service development designed to improve the delivery of care to Britain¹s older people. The Bupa Foundation¹s medical director and governor of Dr Andrew ValIance-Owen said the care that Britain¹s elderly people received was coming increasingly under the spotlight and it was vital that elderly people received care that was appropriate to their needs. “For this award the Bupa Foundation would particularly like to receive applications that address areas raised by the National Service Framework for Older People, for example, intermediate care services for stroke patients, dementia and other specialist care,” Dr Vallance-Owen said. “The standard of submissions for the Bupa Foundation Awards is always very impressive and the Foundation is looking forward to receiving applications that will make a real difference to the care BritainÂ

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