Media presence for NCA

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

Nov. 27: The success of the National Care Association’s 2009 conference was enhanced by the media coverage that followed Chairman Nadra Ahmed’s live appearances on National TV and Radio news programmes with blanket coverage in the follow morning’s National daily newspapers.

The media attention followed the publication of a Government-commissioned report into the use of anti-psychotic drugs prescribed to some dementia suffering care home residents. A hostile media sought to lay blame for what it called the ‘use of the chemical-cosh’ on the care sector – an a

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