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

Who needs care anyway?

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

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 ... 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 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 ...

Tackling the emerging loneliness crisis for older men

... , exercise, healthy eating, The number of older men living alone is set to increase by 65% by 2030 according to a report published in October 2014. Andrew Kaye, Head of Policy and Campaigns at Independent Age, one of the organisations behind the report ...

How to cope when you're a whistleblower

... , whistleblower, advice, balance, NHS, Dear Lesley,How do people cope if they've been the family whistle-blower, trying to report abuse of elderly parents by close relatives?9 years ago I warned both the NHS and the local social services department that my ...

Tips on avoiding electrical danger in the home

... Tips on avoiding electrical danger in the home INDEPENDENCE, ELECTRICAL SAFETY, APPLIANCES, ELDERCARE Electrical Safety First's report, "A shock to the System", found that more than a million people aged over 75 live in homes which fail the UK Government's Decent Home ...

What to do if you suspect abuse in your parent's care home

... out about the abuse? Whether you witness the abuse first hand, there are signs of abuse you recognise, a member of staff reports the abuse to you or their superior or your parent tells you first hand it's important to take the right steps to ensure their ...

Fresh ideas on balancing work and eldercare

... of it in the work place as well as at home. Progressive thinktank The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) published a report this week (August 2013) which examines how caring constrains women's choices and impacts their working lives as well as their health. ...

5 reasons to retire overseas

... conditions and downpours can mean operating a car, scooter or even using mobility aids are too difficult to manage. With the Met Office reporting that rainfall across the country is steadily rising, moving to warmer climates could help to improve your parent's health as well as their ...