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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 by the growth of dementia, Nicola Mewse, Managing Director at Hales Care, summarises current and potential future treatments for this life-limiting disease ...

Should you be paying care home top-up fees?

... Should you be paying care home top-up fees? care fees, money, finance, social care, eldercare If a care home resident is funded by their local authority, then families are allowed to contribute top-up fees to give them more choice in where they live ...

How to report medical negligence in a care home

... How to report medical negligence in a care home care home, care fees, abuse, welfare, trust, communication Medical negligence solicitor Jeanette Whyman, from Wright Hassall, shares her advice for reporting medical negligence when it occurs in a care home and explains how ...

Tips for choosing a care home

... Tips for choosing a care home alzheimer's, eldercare, end-of-life, trust, power of attorney Sarah Guthrie, the daughter of Wing Commander Branse Burbridge, talks through her family's choice of care home for her mum and dad and offers advice on choosing the right place ...

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 ...

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 for a parent, or partner, with dementia it can be hard to continue without help from others. We asked the experts behind ...

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 Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE ).At some point we may well need to find carers for our parents in their own homes, ...