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How does the care cap work?

... How does the care cap work? dilnot report, social care, jeremy hunt, care fees, care cap Please note when ... How does the care cap work? dilnot report, social care, jeremy hunt, care fees, care cap Please note when ...

Who takes responsibility when it's a more distant relative who needs help?

... takes responsibility when it's a more distant relative who needs help? SOCIAL CARE, RELATIONSHIPS, ELDERCARE, AGEING, POPULATION Dear Lesley We ... visiting my parents over the Christmas holiday I thought the visit would be an opportunity to see how they are getting on, as they ...

Tips on getting the right care at home

... themselves needing help in a crisis. They might involve healthcare and social services, but find the process is too complicated, the service ... Tips on getting the right care at home homecare, eldercare, independence, carer, companionship Care at home isn't just about basic ...

How to appeal against a NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment

... How to appeal against a NHS Continuing Healthcare assessment social care, nhs, eldercare, care fees, While we trust that the ... will professionally and comprehensively assess our parent's healthcare needs, when it comes to deciding whether they qualify for NHS Continuing Healthcare it may be ...

How to fund care home fees through investment

... to fill. It's now also becoming apparent that the government's proposed Social Care Bill for 2016 will benefit very few people. Those of ... How to fund care home fees through investment investment, care fees, money, finance, care fees anuity, assets Andrew Dixson-Smith ...

Is a pet for your parent a good idea?

... for, however circumstances change? For parents who are lonely or socially isolated, keeping a pet has been shown to have all sorts ... how can you help them to ensure their pet continues to be cared for, however circumstances change? For parents who are lonely or ...

Ageing parents - who cares?

... get older, people often need more care and support. But social services are struggling, communities are less cohesive than they used to ... Ageing parents- who cares? eldercare, carer, workload, responsibility, balance The number of people aged 85 and over in ...

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

... I'm struggling with my aunt's reliance on me as her carer SOCIAL CARE, ELDERCARE, RELATIONSHIPS, MOBILITY Dear Lesley My aunt had ... living in Spain but after losing her husband six years ago her health has deteriorated and she wasn't taking good care of herself. My ...

What to expect from live-in care for your parent

... What to expect from live-in care for your parent eldercare, companionship, nursing, homecare, independence, carer For most of our parents the thought of leaving their own home for a life in care can be nightmarish. Moving into a care home is often seen ...

Dignity in dying and care for the living

... , one that is more engaging, not only with health and social care workers and providers but with anyone who feels they would benefit ... Dignity in dying and care for the living ELDERCARE, INDEPENDENCE, END OF LIFE, DIGNITY Campaigner Amanda Waring explains why approaches to ...