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10 questions to ask before choosing a care home

... ? Are there social workers and a doctor on site? Do occupational therapists and podiatrists as well as optometrists and audiologists visit the home ... can residents be taken for regular check-ups? What happens when the money runs out? Caroline's godmother was settled as well as she could ...

Helping your parents with toilet problems and incontinence

... a difficult condition to manage. Their continence advisor along with their occupational therapist should be able to advise you and your parent on the ... aids and equipment as well as arrange extra support from social care services to help your parent manage their incontinence. If your parent has ...

Tips on getting the right care at home

... . The family would need to organise appropriate mobility aids through an occupational therapist and might include a bed, hoists, wet room or ... accessible bath for example. How do you prepare a relative for the arrival of a stranger in their home? Start care early try ...

5 tips for preventing falls in the home

... reflexology Why regular walks are good for you and your parent How occupational therapists can help our family Why not sign up for our regular ... and enjoy our free guides at the same time? Just click on the box below to join the family. ABA User ...

Myths about Lasting Powers of Attorney

... setting up Lasting Power of Attorney Read articles on: How can occupational therapists help our older relatives stay independent? How to make downsizing ... good experience. If you're interested in more articles about the legal and financial issues around care of older family and friends, why not ...

I'm struggling with my aunt's reliance on me as her carer

... older person Tips on getting the right care at home How can occupational therapists help our ageing relatives at home? You may also be ... in our own high-quality meals at home service, Joseph Pip. ABA User ...

Age and swallowing problems - how speech therapy helps

... , stroke, aspiration Swallowing difficulties can be associated with ageing, or might be the symptom of another health issue. Speech and language therapist Laura Dawson describes how problems can be identified and addressed. Swallowing food and drink is something we take for granted. It's part ...

How speech therapy can improve communication

... speech therapy, communication, relationships, stroke As our parents age they can face challenges that make speech more difficult. Speech and language therapist Laura Dawson explains how to identify the issues and how our parents can be helped. Why is communication important? Communication is vital ...

How to claim a lost pension

... as beneficiary of their pension should they die. Finding out about the type of pension scheme your parent was a part of, whether occupational or personal, can help to narrow down the search field in terms of looking for old employers or particular insurance companies. All ...

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

... MDT meeting can be made up of any number of professionals from different NHS disciplines, i.e. doctors, nursing, social worker, occupational therapy etc. The meeting must include a minimumof two professionals from different NHS disciplinesto establish a multidisciplinary team. This is where the ...