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Preparing for live-in care – what you need to know

... subsequently reorganising their home to empower the carer do the best job possible. Every situation is different, but here experts from The Live-in Homecare Information Hub, outline the most important factors to consider- and equipment that may be needed- when a carer comes to live ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

... Four questions to ask 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 ...

Treatment and care to slow the progress of dementia

... self-funding, financial help may also be provided through government grants, council and charitable support. Everyone is likely to be connected to the homecare industry in some way, either now or in the future whether seeking care for a loved one, needing care themselves, working ...

Retirement living to look forward to

... care home is the last resort! You can understand why people have this view after listening to the news every day. Whether it's homecare providers under fire for only providing 15 minutes of care or care homes being shut-down, it's clear the sector is at breaking point ...

How to arrange a community care assessment

... life. Depending on whether your parent meets their local authority's eligibility criteria they could be entitled to a place in a care home, homecare services, meals on wheels, respite or day care as well as personal aids and home adaptation installation. These services are determined ...