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Maintaining a relationship when your parent has dementia – a real-life story

... relationship when your parent has dementia – a real-life story DEMENTIA, CARE HOME, ADVICE, RELATIONSHIPS Our specialist ageing parent "agony aunt ... Lesley Trenner has been talking to people about the emotions around caring for family members living with dementia. Here she tells how sisters Jean ...

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 ... GPs at the surgery and possibly a stream of district nurses at home. So is there anyone who is actually taking a holistic view ...

What does a hospice do?

... of life or has a terminal illness it can be difficult to care for them full-time at home. Hospitals are not an ideal place ... end one's days, but a hospice can provide the care and peace to make for a good end in a hospice itself or at ...

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 ... and founder of The Care Advice Service, explains what services should be available and how you can make sure they are in place. ...

Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership

... ? A question of home ownership money, finance, assets, care fees, property, power of attorney The When They Get Older ... Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership money, finance, assets, care fees, property, power of ...

Four questions to ask a new live-in carer to start building a relationship

... HOMECARE, COMPANIONSHIP Inviting a stranger into the home to provide live-in care can be daunting. Where do you start to build a comfortable ... ELDERCARE, CARER, HOMECARE, COMPANIONSHIP Inviting a stranger into the home to provide live-in care can be daunting. Where do you start ...

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 ... in an emergency. We asked Sonia Hamilton-Martin of Worplesdon View Care Home for advice on how to make the process as pain free as ...

Can the BBC Care Calculator really help to predict the cost of care?

... Can the BBC Care Calculator really help to predict the cost of care? Social care, Eldercare, Care fees, Care cap ... only, for residential and nursing care.The cost of care, at home and in residential and nursing homes, is rightly moving into the ...

When families can't agree on care

... When families can't agree on care Dementia, Lasting Power of Attorney, Care home, Advice, Relationships Dear Lesley, All my ... and sisters and I seem to do these days is fight. We used to get on really well. Then mum was diagnosed with ...

How to manage your parent's property once they've moved out

... manage your parent's property once they've moved out property, conveyance, care fees, landlord, insurance Rob Dolbear, Director of Bridgefast Property ... thinking seriously about whether our parents can cope independently in their own home. This can be a stressful stage for both parent and child ...