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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 the article below that the Government had planned to introduce a cap on care costs. It was suggested that there would be a cap ...

How does the care cap work?

... How does the care cap work? dilnot report, social care, jeremy hunt, care fees, care cap Please note when reading the article below that the Government had planned to introduce a cap on care costs. It was suggested that there would be a ...

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 who need help with day-to-day living. We work through the application process to make a time-consuming task a little easier. We hear regularly ...

Who matters in the care home?

... Who matters in the care home? communication, education, relationships, eldercare How one group of experts is aiming to encourage good practice in care homes. A buzz term you may increasingly come across when you're researching care homes is "patient-centric care" or its ...

Caring for a mother-in-law with cancer

... Caring for a mother-in-law with cancer cancer, story, eldercare, carer, Adrienne Gruberg, founder of The Caregiver Space, shares how she adjusted family life to care for a mother-in-law with Lymphoma whilst her own husband battled lung cancer. My mother-in-law, Sylvia- ...

More questions to ask when choosing a care home

... More questions to ask when choosing a care home ELDERCARE, CARE HOME, NURSING CARE, COMMUNICATION, CARER By Kathy Lawrence How can you really get under the skin of a care home to know if it's going to work for your parent? There's plenty of ...

Dignity in dying and care for the living

... Dignity in dying and care for the living ELDERCARE, INDEPENDENCE, END OF LIFE, DIGNITY Campaigner Amanda Waring explains why approaches to dignity in dying need to change in the UK, and offers some tips for caring for the living. Renowned filmmaker, comedian and ...

Does my aunt need to be in a care home or not?

... Does my aunt need to be in a care home or not? CARE HOME, MEMORY, COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT, SOCIAL CARE Dear Lesley My elderly aunt is currently living in a care home. She moved there following several near accidents with hot saucepans and irons and ...

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 health need" could be eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare financial support but it's not a service that's widely advertised. Independent adviser Roger D ...

Who needs care anyway?

... Who needs care anyway? Dilnot Report, Care Fees, social care, Care cap, jeremy hunt Please note that since this article was published the Government has delayed the Social Care funding changes until April 2020. Everyone's talking about how older people are going to ...