When they get older logo

Search results

How your employer can retain the skills of working carers

... different challenge, but in an ageing population needs to be addressed openly. 2. Create an environment where employees feel comfortable with going public on the difficulties they may have caring and working. If the company culture is that you've got to be seen and heard in ...

Retiring to the country - 8 things to discuss before your parents decide

... and farther between than they were. Have you checked the local bus services? Is there a reliable dial-a-ride scheme or any other community transport such as a driver/ car scheme? What will you do if you want to remain independent and in your own home for ...

How to fund care home fees through investment

... care fees protection in later life. These products were withdrawn from the market a few years ago due to very low take-up by the public; mainly due to the high level of premiums required and a reluctance to place a big chunk of savings in a product which ...

Tips to continue business as usual when your parent needs you

... someone friendly and close at hand. Some hospitals and care homes provide Wi-fi services for patients and their visitors. Even if there's no public notice, it may be worth asking, especially in private healthcare. Internet dongles are a possibility in areas without a Wi-fi connection ...

Ups and downs of moving mum in

... understands that we need time on our own sometimes. And we're available to help her when needed ferrying her around when she can't get transport for example. Would I do it again? If we were making the decision again, I would go for a retirement flat ...

Talking about dying with your parents

... /fear about their death don't stop you giving them an opportunity to discuss their wishes. The Dying Matters Coalition aims to help transform public attitudes towards dying, death and bereavement in England. It is led by the National Council for Palliative Care, and has over ...

Dementia care – How to find the help you need

... capacity their partner or perhaps yourself would automatically take control of their affairs. In fact, it's the responsibility of The Office of the Public Guardian to appoint an attorney to ensure your parent's wishes are carried out your parent must let them know their choice with a LPA ...

A focus on vitamin D – how the "sunshine" vitamin can improve health

... premature mortality: a systematic review", article increased risk of mortality with decreasing vitamin D status, Lynne Rush et al, BMC Public Health, 2013 For free nutritional advice you can contact the experts at Pharma Nord on 01670 534 900 or info@multivits.co.uk If ...

NHS Continuing Healthcare: why it's important to have a coordinator

... by legally binding directions and standing rules. This is laid down in the NHS England "Guide for Health and Social Care Practitioners" publication, page 4 Para 2.4 refers. This article was published in February 2016. Roger Burgess is happy to answer any questions you ...

How to cope with early onset dementia

... working with and for younger people with dementia. YPWD has embarked on producing a series of books of this genre as there were no publications specifically for younger people with dementia on the market. Our aim is simple. We want to ensure that people live well with ...