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

... We trust their wellbeing to strangers, yes they're qualified carers and nurses, but they're strangers nonetheless and we do so because they're in ... What to do if you suspect abuse in your parent's care home eldercare, communication, trust, social care When we see images ...

Caring for a disabled mother-in-law

... disabled mother-in-law as well. After leaving my training as a student nurse because of back trouble I became a carer which helped considerably when ... Caring for a disabled mother-in-law story, carer, independence, osteoporosis, eldercare Caron Sprake, author of eldercare blog Caron Cares, ...

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

... calculator should be used for illustrative purposes only, for residential and nursing care.The cost of care, at home and in residential and nursing ... Can the BBC Care Calculator really help to predict the cost of care? Social care, Eldercare, Care fees, Care cap ...

Finding good care for older relatives

... London, surviving the Great Depression and then the Blitz. She nursed both her husbands in the final stages of their lives. She ... Finding good care for older relatives eldercare, carer, independence, story This week's storyteller is Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive of the ...

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

... . This equipment is mostly organised through an occupational therapist or district nurse via the local surgery and is supplied on the NHS, although ... Preparing for live-in care – what you need to know HOME CARE, ELDERCARE, COMPANIONSHIP, INDEPENDENCE If you are in the position ...

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

... provide. This includes Continuing Healthcare and the NHS contribution to Registered Nursing Care More broadly, any services which a local authority is under ... The Care Act 2014- what does it mean for you? SOCIAL CARE, CARE HOME, CARE COSTS, CARE ACT The ...

What does a hospice do?

... to ask for a referral from their GP, hospital doctor or nurse. Depending on demand you may find that hospice places local to ... of life or has a terminal illness it can be difficult to care for them full-time at home. Hospitals are not an ideal place ...

NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 1

... your surgery waiting rooms, hospitals, health centre, care and nursing homes, but you could be mistaken, because strangely enough the ... NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 1 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS People with a "primary ...

Why do I need to know about Personal Health Budgets now?

... the support plan with input from a clinician, such as a nurse. The support plan will be shared with your parent's local NHS ... know about Personal Health Budgets now? nhs, eldercare, social care, money, finance From April 2014 people who qualify for fully-funded ...

NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2

... number of professionals from different NHS disciplines, i.e. doctors, nursing, social worker, occupational therapy etc. The meeting must include ... NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS Following his discussion of who ...