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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 ... about the level of care and nursing available? Look at the costs You'll often find a scale of charges depending on the size of ...

Preparing for live-in care – what you need to know

... Preparing for live-in care – what you need to know HOME CARE, ELDERCARE, COMPANIONSHIP, INDEPENDENCE If you are in the position ... % of ambulance call-outs for people aged 65+ (at a cost of 115 per call-out to the NHS), anything that can ...

Hospital discharge and getting the right services in place

... in the media about older people being discharged from hospital without enough care to support them at home. Aleisha White, an independent social ... leaves hospital. If eligible, NHS Continuing Healthcare can fund the cost of care at home or in a care home. The patient ...

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 ... hospital transport isn't good, what are the other options and their costs? There are other appointments to think about too. Does the ...

How to appeal against a NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment

... How to appeal against a NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment social care, nhs, eldercare, care fees, While we trust that the ... assessed, then they could reclaim care home fees, including accommodation costs as well as the cost of home carers etc. This applies ...

How to help your parent find the right buildings and contents insurance

... have in place for those who have various family and friends providing care, cleaning and maintenance work, that are unfamiliar with the property ... what would happen if they lost everything and how much it would cost to replace those items. It's amazing how costs start to mount ...

How can I coordinate my parent's care?

... How can I coordinate my parent's care? eldercare, nhs, communication, health care, As our parents get older their health issues can become complex. At one level hospital consultants are experts in their field but can be focused on the one issue without reference ...

How to arrange a community care assessment

... How to arrange a community care assessment eldercare, care assessment, social care, When it comes to eldercare there's so much information out there, with so many forms to fill in that it can be hard to find what you're looking for to help your parent ...

Experiences in caring for a mum with dementia

... Experiences in caring for a mum with dementia DEMENTIA, CARE, MENTAL HEALTH, BALANCE Adam Sibley has written an acclaimed book about his experiences of caring for a mother with early onset dementia. In this article he offers advice from someone who has been there to ...

What to do if you suspect abuse in your parent's care home

... What to do if you suspect abuse in your parent's care home eldercare, communication, trust, social care When we see images of neglect and abuse in the news we hope and pray that it won't happen to our parents. The media paints a negative picture ...