When they get older logo

Search results

NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2

... NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS Following his discussion of who can claim NHS Continuing Healthcare funding in part 1 of this article, independent adviser Roger Burgess explains the steps that applicants will go through ...

Will the "Friends and Family Test" make a difference to hospital care?

... Will the "Friends and Family Test" make a difference to hospital care? patient care, eldercare, nhs, jeremy hunt, communication Patients now have the opportunity to rate their hospital experience. Kathy explains how the survey works and wonders if it will give ...

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

... a new live-in carer to start building a relationship ELDERCARE, CARER, HOMECARE, COMPANIONSHIP Inviting a stranger into the home to provide live-in care can be daunting. Where do you start to build a comfortable relationship between carer and person receiving care? Chris Turner of live-in ...

We chose to sell medals for Branse's benefit

... We chose to sell medals for Branse's benefit Alzheimer's, care fees, social care, care home, story Image provided by Dix Noonan WebbThis week's exclusive story is told by Sarah.Sarah Guthrie, the daughter of Wing Commander Branse Burbridge, talks about her family's choice to ...

Caring for a disabled mother-in-law

... Caring for a disabled mother-in-law story, carer, independence, osteoporosis, eldercare Caron Sprake, author of eldercare blog Caron Cares, shares how she cared for her disabled mother-in-law whilst juggling family responsibilities. When I said "I do" I acquired not only a ...

What is NHS Continuing Healthcare?

... What is NHS Continuing Healthcare? NHS, ELDERCARE, SOCIAL CARE, MONEY, FINANCE, As our parent's get older their healthcare needs can change considerably. With complicated health conditions comes lengthy NHS and local authority assessments that can leave both you and your parent in ...

Balancing dementia care with a full-time career

... Balancing dementia care with a full-time career dementia, alzheimer's, power of attorney, carer, story, This week's storyteller is Marianne Talbot. Marianne, Director of Studies in Philosophy at Oxford University, shares how she managed to care for a Dad with dementia and ...

Who are occupational therapists and how can they help our family?

... Who are occupational therapists and how can they help our family? OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, ELDER CARE, DEMENTIA, CARE, HOMES, SOCIAL, CARE Many of us meet occupational therapists for the first time when we have an older relative preparing to leave hospital. It's ...

What are the retirement housing options for my parents?

... community, mobility, companionship Life is not a matter of one giant leap from independent living at home to taking up residence in a care home. The choices can be confusing though. We give you a starting point to explore what the options are for your parents ...

How to appeal against a NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment

... How to appeal against a NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment social care, nhs, eldercare, care fees, While we trust that the NHS will professionally and comprehensively assess our parent's healthcare needs, when it comes to deciding whether they qualify for NHS Continuing Healthcare it may ...