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Visiting grandparents in their new care home

... Visiting grandparents in their new care home grandparents, care homes, Barchester Homes If your parent has moved into a care home, ... you take your children to visit? And if you do, how do you prepare them for the change in environment? In an ...

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 ... neglect and abuse in the news we hope and pray that it won't happen to our parents. The media paints a negative picture of ...

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, ... may need more support than you're able to provide. Making the decision to get help can be an emotional time, so it's important ...

Who are occupational therapists and how can they help our family?

... and how can they help our family? OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, ELDER CARE, DEMENTIA, CARE, HOMES, SOCIAL, CARE Many of ... meet occupational therapists for the first time when we have an older relative preparing to leave hospital. It's not a job title that gives ...

What are the retirement housing options for my parents?

... leap from independent living at home to taking up residence in a care home. The choices can be confusing though. We give you ... is not a matter of one giant leap from independent living at home to taking up residence in a care home. The choices can ...

We chose to sell medals for Branse's benefit

... We chose to sell medals for Branse's benefit Alzheimer's, care fees, social care, care home, story Image provided by Dix ... WebbThis week's exclusive story is told by Sarah.Sarah Guthrie, the daughter of Wing Commander Branse Burbridge, talks about her family's choice to sell ...

The Care Act 2014 - what does it mean for you?

... The Care Act 2014- what does it mean for you? SOCIAL CARE, CARE HOME, CARE COSTS, CARE ACT The ... phase of the Care Act has now come into force with more to follow next spring. Holly Chantler, Senior Associate Solicitor at Morrisons ...

The health benefits of plants for your parent

... they can also bring enjoyment and brighten up daily life in a care home. My grandparents had a wonderful garden, full of flowers ... my grandmother (affectionately nicknamed Granny Dodo) created beautiful arrangements from. Spending time with her in their garden and watching her work are ...

What to expect from live-in care for your parent

... What to expect from live-in care for your parent eldercare, companionship, nursing, homecare, independence, carer For most of our ... the thought of leaving their own home for a life in care can be nightmarish. Moving into a care home is often seen as ...

Finding good care for older relatives

... Finding good care for older relatives eldercare, carer, independence, story This week's storyteller is Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive of the ... may well need to find carers for our parents in their own homes, or a residential home elsewhere. Andrea talks about her personal ...