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Visiting grandparents in their new care home

... and can change behaviour. Many illnesses limit mobility and require constant nursing care. Why your parent is in their new home and how ... Visiting grandparents in their new care home grandparents, care homes, Barchester Homes If your parent has moved into a care home, ...

What are the retirement housing options for my parents?

... as personal care and laundry are also available. Residential homes and nursing homes Also known as care homes, residential homes are suitable for ... leap from independent living at home to taking up residence in a care home. The choices can be confusing though. We give you ...

Mother's Day gifts ideas for senior mums

... let you know what we think. Marie Curie support Marie Curie Nurses give practical, hands-on care to help people with a terminal illness ... at home. They will often spend a whole shift, usually at night, with one patient and their family. You can support ...

Cruise review: recuperative, fun or a health challenge?

... was taking a breather from hospital appointments and was happy for the nursing home to take care of his needs. I'd had a bruising ... months and felt in need of rest and recuperation. So taking advice from friends and family, we opted for our first cruise. ...

Balancing dementia care with a full-time career

... Dad for 2 years. Then he had to go into a Nursing Home. A year later Mum was herself diagnosed with Alzheimer's. ... Balancing dementia care with a full-time career dementia, alzheimer's, power of attorney, carer, story, This week's storyteller is Marianne ...

Dignity in dying and care for the living

... ? About Amanda Amanda's work is recommended by the British Journal of Nursing and the Royal College of Nursing and she sits on many advisory ... Dignity in dying and care for the living ELDERCARE, INDEPENDENCE, END OF LIFE, DIGNITY Campaigner Amanda Waring explains why approaches to ...

Who are occupational therapists and how can they help our family?

... home, the first port of call is their GP or district nurse. You could also contact social services to find help. Many ... and how can they help our family? OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, ELDER CARE, DEMENTIA, CARE, HOMES, SOCIAL, CARE Many of ...

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 ...

Retirement living to look forward to

... , healthy and productive life. The Green House Project has seen nursing homes torn down and replaced with small, home-like environments. There ... and physical health can often fall into decline when they're faced with caring for a partner or living alone after losing them. It's in ...

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 ...