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Hospital discharge and getting the right services in place

... Hospital discharge and getting the right services in place HOSPITAL, NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, PHYSIOTHERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST, ELDERCARE We often see stories in the media about older people being discharged from hospital without enough care to support them at home. Aleisha White, an independent ...

How to help your parent live well with Multiple Sclerosis

... can also be confused with physical ailments rather than psychological symptoms so it might be a good idea to sign your parent up for a physiotherapy programme focused on improving balance and posture. Exercise therapies such as Yoga and Pilates have also been said to give people increased control ...

What does a hospice do?

... be holistic, looking after a person's physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Most hospices offer psychological care, pain and symptom control, physiotherapy, complementary therapies (massages, reflexology etc) and rehabilitation to help your parent remain independent while facing a terminal illness. How ...

How to cope when your parent has a stroke

... to the right aftercare and rehabilitation to suit your parent including: A specialist care home or rehabilitation residency Well-equipped nursing facilities Care at home Physiotherapy Speech and language therapy Occupational therapy Psychological evaluation Dietetic care Orthoptic care Pharmaceutical care A specialist care home, rehabilitation residency or nursing facility ...