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What are the retirement housing options for my parents?

... have to adapt to an ageing population, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation commissions regular research into how housing for older people works now and should ... Repair organisations in the local area. Be aware that while these groups can help to find and manage jobs around the house such as ...

How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care?

... work is independently quality assured. There are no referral fees of commissions paid to Support Brokers for making recommendations, they will only refer ... loved one's care in terms of liaising with local authorities, luncheon groups, charitable organisations, care agencies and the NHS.This means they're able ...

Who wants to listen to what you think?

... staff. You can also give your feedback to the Care Quality Commission, which is responsible for inspecting organisations such as hospitals, GP ... products such as these, you can offer your opinions to consumer groups such as Which? and Rica, which focuses its research on ...

Why eating well is important in dementia

... " was led by Professor Martin Prince of King's College London and commissioned by the Compass Group and Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI). ... can read the full report on ADI's website. Read more of our articles about eating well and eating difficulties: Food for thought- ...

How to report medical negligence in a care home

... you can escalate your complaint by sending it to the Care Quality Commission or the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. Preparing for legal action ... to them or, if the care home is part of a group, to the CEO. It's important at this stage to set ...

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

... I would recommend the Alzheimer's Society, AgeUK, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Citizens Advice for helpful information about all sorts ... managing work and my family and my parents. But visiting a group now and again could have been immensely helpful. Be as prepared ...

How to help your parent live well with Multiple Sclerosis

... parent on the suitability of the procedure. The NHS have Continence Clinics across the UK that your parent can be referred to by their ... The MS Trust has a great directory of useful blogs and support groups that you and your parent can browse through as well as a ...

What can a pharmacist do for your parent?

... types of prescribers independent and supplementary who're able to continue your parent's clinical care after diagnosis. Pharmacists can prescribe any medicine within their competence ... it comes to managing and maintaining eldercare in the community. Another group of people that we haven't really talked about who could have a ...

Joining book clubs and more without leaving home with TalkTime

... up the phone when it rings. They don't have to worry about getting the chance to speak. With around six members for each group, there's plenty of discussion opportunities for everyone in a call that lasts around an hour, and the facilitator makes sure that everyone ...

Supporting dementia carers at work

... undertook a Principles of Dementia Care level 2 distance learning course through Tribal, knowing it would provide valuable input for the Dementia Carer Network Group that I had set up. It was exceptionally well run by Tribal support and help when needed and very educational. My initiative ...