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Can an Admiral Nurse help in dementia care?

... Can an Admiral Nurse help in dementia care? dementia, Admiral nurse, social care, carer, companionship With dementia fast-becoming the ... talked about condition in the UK, a disease which David Cameron describes as the 'greatest enemy of humanity', it's important to know ...

How to cope with early onset dementia

... and talk" group. YPWD are lucky enough to have an Admiral Nurse on staff to provide individual support for those who really need ... on a regular basis. Your parent may not need an Admiral Nurse's support but there may come a time when it's necessary to ask ...

In praise of district nurses

... In praise of district nurses District nurse, eldercare, companionship, carer, story This week's storyteller has chosen to be anonymous.When the chips are down, district nurses can be relied upon to take the time and effort to care for our elderly and ill parents at ...

Tips on making the move into care a little bit easier

... Tips on making the move into care a little bit easier eldercare, money, retirement, nursing, Sometimes the move into care is carefully planned. Sometimes it happens in an emergency. We asked Sonia Hamilton-Martin of Worplesdon View Care Home for advice on how to ...

Understanding the options in elder care

... Understanding the options in elder care ELDERCARE, CARE HOME, HOME CARE, NURSING CARE As family members or friends get older, they may need more support than you're able to provide. Making the decision to get help can be an emotional time, so it's ...

More questions to ask when choosing a care home

... More questions to ask when choosing a care home ELDERCARE, CARE HOME, NURSING CARE, COMMUNICATION, CARER By Kathy Lawrence How can you really get under the skin of a care home to know if it's going to work for your parent? There's plenty of ...

The 10 biggest myths about NHS Continuing Healthcare funding

... is NHS Continuing Healthcare? This is NHS funding for full-time care. It's available to people with health needs who meet certain criteria for nursing care and it covers 100% of care costs, including 100% of the costs of being in a care home. Information ...

What to expect from your chosen care home

... can be a difficult decision especially when you don't know what to ask from your parent's care provider. Kris Scotting, an expert in nursing and care home management, answers some of your top concerns about the working practices of care homes and what you can expect. ...

5 tips for preventing falls in the home

... in the home that mean a trip to A&E are often the first step to losing independence and a move into care. Nursing professional Vince Baiera shares his experiences in helping older people to avoid having those falls. With more than six years' experience as ...

Finding good care for older relatives

... in 1918. She grew up and lived in the East End of London, surviving the Great Depression and then the Blitz. She nursed both her husbands in the final stages of their lives. She never had a lot of money but she loved her dancing, ...