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Treatment and care to slow the progress of dementia

... prevent the worsening of symptoms, with some treatments available on the NHS. Sadly, it seems that those who live in more affluent ... helping to slow down deterioration. Current research New clinical studies are continually being carried out by leading organisations within the medical industry. Reports ...

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

... or district nurse via the local surgery and is supplied on the NHS, although in some circumstances families will purchase the bed. If ... emotional and stressful time. You'll want to ensure that they can continue to live independently for as long as possible rather than going into ...

How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care?

... can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care? eldercare, independence, nhs, mobility, care assessment, social care Founded in 2010 MySupportBroker ... Health and Social Care record can be accessed by nominated relatives, healthcare professionals and members of social services, allowing them to tailor the ...

What does a hospice do?

... different options available to you within vicinity of your parent's home the NHS has a searchable database of hospice services on their site. Charity ... my parent's local hospice? Usually whoever's responsible for your parent's on-going healthcare needs will refer them to their nearest hospice but if you'd like ...

How to help your parents manage tinnitus

... your parents manage tinnitus tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing aid, nhs, audiology Emily Broomhead, Projects Manager for the British Tinnitus Association ... the inner pathways of your ear and can differ in pitch and continuity depending on a person's individual case. The noise may occur in ...

Tips on getting the right care at home

... a whole range of support services that can help our parents to continue enjoying life in their own home. We asked Paul Westgarth of ... suddenly find themselves needing help in a crisis. They might involve healthcare and social services, but find the process is too complicated, ...

Tips on making the move into care a little bit easier

... or your parent may be able to claim Attendance allowance Nursing allowance Continuing healthcare allowance for complex health issues. The decision as to whether ... parent qualifies is taken by a team of professionals, but the good news is that it is not means-tested. Each local authority has ...

5 reasons to retire overseas

... country, emigrants are required to give up their rights to either NHS or EHIC healthcare. While some destinations have similar services in place ... others do not, and private health insurance will be required to ensure quick access to any necessary medical treatments. Pension Freezes Upon reaching ...

Product review: EIO Emergency Smartcard

... edit data: Owner: first and last name Date of Birth NHS number and GP details Emergency contacts: With name, relationship and ... about any pets or other dependents Potential to add a photo EIO continues to listen to feedback and implement improvements. On the security front ...

How to help your parent prevent heart disease

... family may help them steer clear of cigarettes. According to the NHS half of all long-term smokers are more likely to die early from ... and they are relevant to the middle years as well. Debate continues as to which of these factors have the most impact on heart ...