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15:12, 22 MAY 2014
Family and Health: We need more groups like this to cope with rising tide of dementia
The incidence of dementia is set to treble by 2050, placing a huge financial burden on the state, a G8 Dementia Summit heard last week. However, a low-cost way to tackle the problem is to boost the numbers of community-led groups for sufferers.
Kirklees leads way on dementia care
The news came on the eve of a national summit on the condition
Holmfirth man accused of exposing himself
Both alleged incidents were witnessed by girls aged between 10 and 14
Kirklees Council and mental health trust rapped over care of Huddersfield man’s elderly parents
A man whose elderly parents were forcibly detained in care homes suffered an “injustice”, a watchdog has concluded
Bed sore patient’s missing mattress at Elm View nursing home
Margaret Patterson, who suffered from dementia and Alzheimer’s, became a resident at the Elm View nursing home after a three-month stay in hospital in 2008
Family and Health: Caring about the carers
It’s estimated that there are more than 40,000 unpaid carers in Kirklees, people who give their time and energy to look after family members or friends. Now Kirklees Council has launched a new organisation to care for the carers
Bradford Crown Court
Pair in court over neglect of elderly at Halifax nursing home
A jury at Bradford Crown Court heard yesterday how police officers and a team of NHS nurses went into the Elm View nursing home in Huddersfield Road, Halifax, back in October 2011
Alzheimer’s sufferer stole from town centre stores
Peter Braham, 60, was before Kirklees magistrates yesterday
Fenay Bridge man in court after ignoring order not to harass his estranged wife
A man ignored a police warning not to harass his estranged wife, a court heard
Post Office worker Dawn Midgley admits stealing money from a woman suffering from Alzheimer’s
A Post Office worker stole money from an elderly customer suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, a court heard
Calderdale Royal Hospital
Rastrick beer festival to pull in cash for charity
Organisers of a beer festival hope cash will flow in for charity.
Upperthong family take on Great North Run
Lining up with Olympic champion Mo Farrah and 56,000 others will be Alan Chittenden, 65, his wife Helen, 55, son Tom, 27, and 24-year-old daughter Hannah
Carey Mulligan calls on Kirklees walkers for Alzheimer’s Society appeal
Celebrity actress Carey Mulligan is calling on Kirklees walkers to help beat dementia
Fartown dementia home launches 1950s memory village
They struggle to remember what they did this morning
5 grade As for Reyan
Seventeen-year-old Greenhead College student Reyan Saghir is top of the class after achieving stunning AS Level results.
Rawthorpe Amateur Boxing Club
Boxer Mark beats golfers to punch with competition win - and an injury!
He made his name over the years in boxing.
Thespian Keith Royston scoops best actor at Partington Theatre One Act Play Festival
A Huddersfield thespian has shone on stage to scoop a best actor award
£3k boost to charity
A charity that helps people living with Alzheimer’s disease has received a welcome boost
Kirklees dementia sing-song group’s first birthday celebration
A SINGING group were looking to raise the roof as they celebrated their first birthday.
Families picnic in the sun at Halifax’s Big Lunch party in Mirfield
FAMILIES tucked into picnics and enjoyed some fun in the sun at the Halifax’s Big Lunch on Sunday.
Hade Edge couple’s African mission to help Kirkwood Hospice
THEY stood on top of Snowdon in the spring sunshine.
West Yorkshire News
Huddersfield drink-driver gets ban.....aged 78!
A PENSIONER was hit with his first criminal conviction – after he drank a tot of whisky to settle his upset stomach before picking up his wife.
Last of the Summer Wine
SHE shared her name with a true TV legend. But the real Nora Batty has now passed away at the age of 92.
The Oakes shortlisted in design awards
A CARE home in Huddersfield was runner-up in a national design competition.