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What will care really cost?

... What will care really cost? dilnot report, social care, jeremy hunt, care fees, care cap Please note when reading ... when considering their overall costs: The cost of their chosen care home What they can claim for "nursing" care The "board ...

Mother's Day gifts ideas for senior mums

... think. Marie Curie support Marie Curie Nurses give practical, hands-on care to help people with a terminal illness remain at home. They ... often spend a whole shift, usually at night, with one patient and their family. You can support the work of the nurses ...

Mother's Day gift guide: What to get your elderly parent

... Whether your mum is still at home or has perhaps moved into care we've found some interesting and unusual ideas to make their lives easier ... that can be really appreciated. Whether your mum is still at home or has perhaps moved into care we've found some interesting and unusual ...

Cruise review: recuperative, fun or a health challenge?

... from hospital appointments and was happy for the nursing home to take care of his needs. I'd had a bruising few months and felt ... taking a breather from hospital appointments and was happy for the nursing home to take care of his needs. I'd had a bruising few ...

Helping your parents with toilet problems and incontinence

... conditions that could be causing the incontinence in order to devise a care plan. While your parent's GP may find the cause quickly there ... they may try to hide what's happening by refusing to leave their home or withdrawing from family life. If your parent is hesitant to ...

Carers support groups, can they help?

... Founder of US site The Caregiver Space, talks about how she cared for her late husband and mother-in-law and shares how support groups helped ... unable to leave them alone to attend support group meetings away from home. I turned to the internet in search of somewhere I could ...

Why my parents never came to live with me

... dreams. It certainly wasn't going to happen once they needed physical care. Their strong desire to be independent and my recognition of my ... a time I had a vision of my family in a rambling home in leafy somewhere, with my parents installed in an annexe. ...

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 ... Funding put in place and regular carers appointed to come to our home to look after mum to take the burden off us. 5 ...

What is NHS Continuing Healthcare?

... What is NHS Continuing Healthcare? NHS, ELDERCARE, SOCIAL CARE, MONEY, FINANCE, As our parent's get older their healthcare ... is still warranted. Can my parent access NHS Continuing Healthcare at home? As long as your parent is eligible they'll be able to ...

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 ... eligibility criteria they could be entitled to a place in a care home, homecare services, meals on wheels, respite or day care ...