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NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 1

... NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 1 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS People with a "primary ... it is available in any setting whether they are in a care home, in their own home, in a hospice or anywhere else ...

Tips to continue business as usual when your parent needs you

... are in their home, at a hospital, or in a care home. Outsmart (phone) the rest For many businesses smartphones ... few tips for keeping in the loop wherever you are in their home, at a hospital, or in a care home. Outsmart ...

5 tips for preventing falls in the home

... are often the first step to losing independence and a move into care. Nursing professional Vince Baiera shares his experiences in helping older people ... 5 tips for preventing falls in the home FALLS, ELDERLY, INDEPENDENCE, MOBILITY AIDS Statistics show that falls in the home that ...

Family member needs care? Applying for Attendance Allowance

... Family member needs care? Applying for Attendance Allowance ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE, PERSONAL CARE, DISABILITY Attendance Allowance can be paid to older relatives ... fill in if the applicant is currently in a hospital or care home. You're also asked for a statement from someone who knows the ...

How do I cope with caregiver guilt?

... , advice, relationships, responsibility Hi Lesley, My wife is caring for her 78 year old mother who's fairly physically disabled after suffering ... try to do my share but recently I've been working away from home a lot. The stroke also damaged her speech and although good ...

How to keep your parent safe and prevent wandering

... works for you and also for your parent's carers. Your parent's care agency may recommend certain tools and technologies that can be installed to ... . Whether your parent has developed a tendency to wander away from home or you're concerned for their safety in their own home there are ...

10 good reasons for older people to get into social media

... the appalling trend of loneliness that exists among the over 65s. Care home operator Caring Homes offers reasons as to why you should encourage ... older parent or friend to get active on social media. To stay connectedStaying in touch with children and grandchildren can be critical to an ...

Treatment and care to slow the progress of dementia

... Treatment and care to slow the progress of dementia DEMENTIA, ALZHEIMERS DISEASE, SOCIAL CARE With escalating demands on the care industry fuelled ... is said to prolong the time a patient spends in their own home before moving into a care home, with 20% living in ...

Tips on juggling work, family – and two parents with dementia

... Anita Avery found herself trying to hold down a job, take care of a family, and look after two parents one with Alzheimer's ... they're needed. I wish I wish I had looked into care homes at the very beginning and ensured I looked at a whole range ...

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 ... the UK, two thirds of whom receive care in their own homes. For many of us with parents who suffer from dementia home ...