People with neurological conditions in England are being let down by the very health and care systems that are supposed to be supporting them – that’s the finding of our new report Time to get it right, writes our Policy and Public Affairs Manager (England) Duncan Lugton.
Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice in Peterborough said a big thank you to its local community yesterday (Thursday 11th October) during Hospice Care Week 2018.
Containing analysis carried out by independent experts, the report shows that proactive care early in someone’s life, such as self-management support and advice or respite care, can save in the region of 30–50% annually when compared to reactive care, i.e. when someone’s health requires urgent care.
As a little girl, sitting in the back of her parents’ car, Allison Mann remembers driving past the 17th-century Thorpe Hall in Peterborough and saying "I want to work there".