Monthly Archives: September 2017

Student Mental Health

Mental health problems are as common among students as they are in the general population. Difficulties are not just caused by medical problems, but by normal life problems, such as family or relationship issues, or anxiety about their work. Through counselling students … Continue reading

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William Wyggeston Legacy

William Wyggeston, a Leicester Merchant, set up his Hospital in 1513. This was an Almshouse to provide accommodation for 12 poor men and 12 poor women and was to have two chaplains to say masses for the souls of the … Continue reading

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CARERS – caring for someone you love

  Those who Care for someone who is suffering from the disease Dementia  will recognise the majority of these descriptions. It will hopefully be enlightening to those who have not had such experiences. Caring is lying awake at night waiting … Continue reading

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Care Act

Implemented on 1 April 2015, the Care Act gives local authorities a responsibility to assess the level of support that a carer may need. To do this, the local authority will conduct an assessment with the carer to determine whether … Continue reading

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