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The Care Act 2014 - what does it mean for you?

... The Care Act 2014- what does it mean for you? SOCIAL CARE, CARE HOME, CARE COSTS, CARE ACT The first phase of the Care Act has now come into force with more to follow next spring. Holly Chantler, Senior Associate Solicitor at ...

Understanding the options in elder care

... Understanding the options in elder care ELDERCARE, CARE HOME, HOME CARE, NURSING CARE As family members or friends get older, they may need more support than you're able to provide. Making the decision to get help can be an emotional time, so it's ...

How to fund care home fees through investment

... How to fund care home fees through investment investment, care fees, money, finance, care fees anuity, assets Andrew Dixson-Smith, Business Development Director of care fees specialists Eldercare Group, shares his advice for managing your parents' finances to pay for their care ...

What to expect from live-in care for your parent

... What to expect from live-in care for your parent eldercare, companionship, nursing, homecare, independence, carer For most of our parents the thought of leaving their own home for a life in care can be nightmarish. Moving into a care home is often seen ...

What to expect from your chosen care home

... What to expect from your chosen care home eldercare, education, communication, death, end-of-life Helping your parent into care can be a difficult decision especially when you don't know what to ask from your parent's care provider. Kris Scotting, an expert in nursing and ...

Tips on getting the right care at home

... Tips on getting the right care at home homecare, eldercare, independence, carer, companionship Care at home isn't just about basic tasks. It's also about preserving our parents' personal independence for as long as possible. There are a whole range of support services ...

Can the BBC Care Calculator really help to predict the cost of care?

... Can the BBC Care Calculator really help to predict the cost of care? Social care, Eldercare, Care fees, Care cap Care and support services are means-tested and services are not free to everyone. The Care Act 2014 has put a limit on how much ...

10 questions to ask before choosing a care home

... 10 questions to ask before choosing a care home eldercare, end-of-life, mobility, money, care fees Our readers' experiences tell us that some questions are really difficult to ask in front of a parent, but it's important not to let the answers come as ...

Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules

... Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules care fees, money, finance, assets, social care Member of Solicitors for the Elderly and Associate with Clarke Willmott LLP Heledd Wyn shares how to protect your parent from the possible pitfalls of a Local Authority ...

How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care?

... How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care? eldercare, independence, nhs, mobility, care assessment, social care Founded in 2010 MySupportBroker CIC is a national social enterprise helping to bridge the gap between health and social care by bringing together local people with personal ...