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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 ... the System", found that more than a million people aged over 75 live in homes which fail the UK Government's Decent Home Standard ...

How to keep your parent safe and prevent wandering

... . Whether your parent has developed a tendency to wander away from home or you're concerned for their safety in their own home there are ... life which brings its own difficulties in terms of managing your parent's safety and independence. Whether your parent has developed a tendency to wander ...

Making homes safe from carbon monoxide poisoning

... Making homes safe from carbon monoxide poisoning INDEPENDENCE, ELDERCARE, CARBON MONOXIDE, HOME SAFETY How dangerous is carbon monoxide (CO) ... what can you do to help protect against a leak of this deadly gas? Expert lawyer Gavin Evans of Simpson Millar Solicitors offers explanation ...

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 ... care will help to keep life as normal as possible. What safety and security procedures do they have in place? Knowing what plans ...

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 ...

Tips for choosing a care home

... Tips for choosing a care home alzheimer's, eldercare, end-of-life, trust, power of attorney Sarah Guthrie, the daughter of Wing Commander Branse Burbridge, talks through her family's choice of care home for her mum and dad and offers advice on choosing the right place ...

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 ... your contract include? The Care Quality Commission-Essential Standards for Quality and Safety require your parent's care home to make sure you and your parent ...

Visiting grandparents in their new care home

... Visiting grandparents in their new care home grandparents, care homes, Barchester Homes If your parent has moved into a care home, should you take your children to visit? And if you do, how do you prepare them for the change in environment? In ...

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 ... the care provided there are two major considerations: For health and safety reasons the environment must be safe requiring the installation of grab rails ...

How to help your parent find the right buildings and contents insurance

... take a look at the factors your parents should consider when choosing home insurance, providing helpful guides on how to find the right policy ... your parent. It's possible to be fined by the Health and Safety Executive if you don't have the right insurance in place but this ...