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Tips for choosing a care home

... Tips for choosing a care home alzheimer's, eldercare, end-of-life, trust, power of attorney Sarah Guthrie, the daughter of Wing ... when it comes to the right place for your parents, actually cost is not so important. Don't be misled by the grandeur of ...

How to apply for Attendance Allowance - what you need to know - Part 1

... need to know- Part 1 eldercare, money, finance, care fees, It's easy enough to say you can apply for this ... assessment, they could receive 54.45 or 81.30 per week towards the cost of their care. You can claim Attendance Allowance on your parent's ...

How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care?

... How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care? eldercare, independence, nhs, mobility, care assessment, social care Founded in ... self-funding customer, recently saved 8,000 a year in care costs. Her Support Broker helped her completely reorganise the way her care ...

Should you be paying care home top-up fees?

... Should you be paying care home top-up fees? care fees, money, finance, social care, eldercare If a care home ... commissioning. In such cases the local authority must meet the full cost of care and should not seek to make a top-up arrangement. ...

Dementia care – How to find the help you need

... Dementia care – How to find the help you need dementia, alzheimer's, carer, power of attorney, relationships When you're caring ... older people and their families access expert information on care and the cost of care homes. Their free advice service can help you and ...

10 questions to ask before choosing a care home

... 10 questions to ask before choosing a care home eldercare, end-of-life, mobility, money, care fees Our readers' experiences tell us that some questions are really difficult to ask in front of a parent, but it's important not to let the answers come as ...

Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules

... Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules care fees, money, finance, assets, social care Member of Solicitors for the Elderly and Associate with Clarke Willmott LLP Heledd Wyn shares how to protect your parent from the possible pitfalls of a Local Authority ...

Who needs care anyway?

... Who needs care anyway? Dilnot Report, Care Fees, social care, Care cap, jeremy hunt Please note that since this ... the subsequent decisions we make are entirely dependent upon balancing the on-going cost and the personal risk. The financial services industry in the UK ...

Balancing dementia care with a full-time career

... Balancing dementia care with a full-time career dementia, alzheimer's, power of attorney, carer, story, This week's storyteller is Marianne ... ' heads above the financial waters. Dad's not having an LPA cost us thousands of pounds. The stress it caused was huge. ...

Is a pet for your parent a good idea?

... how can you help them to ensure their pet continues to be cared for, however circumstances change? For parents who are lonely or ... trainer and you can search for approved APDT trainers here. Day-to-day costs Pet bills can mount up. As well as food and vet ...