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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 ...

How can I get mum to take my worries about her seriously?

... can I get mum to take my worries about her seriously? SOCIAL CARE, ELDERCARE, SAFEGUARDING, MOBILITY Dear Lesley I'm so worried ... my mum. She's had two falls in the last few months, with the last one resulting in her cutting her head open in ...

Understanding the options in elder care

... care home will make sure that your relatives's physical, psychological and social needs are met while taking into consideration any spiritual and religious needs ... Understanding the options in elder care ELDERCARE, CARE HOME, HOME CARE, NURSING CARE As family members or friends get older, ...

Fresh ideas on balancing work and eldercare

... associated with long distance care which would foster community spirit and promote social responsibility for ageing population. 1 in 4 women over 45 are ... 50s and 60s are working longer whilst taking the lion's share of care for ageing family members. As career opportunities begin to slim with ...

Would a homeshare scheme suit your parent?

... remain independent in their own homes but don't qualify for help from social services. With the current economic climate putting pressure on the incomes ... both younger and older generations Crossroads Care CNL developed the Homeshare scheme to bring young people into the homes of older people to provide live-in ...

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

... professionals from different NHS disciplines, i.e. doctors, nursing, social worker, occupational therapy etc. The meeting must include a minimumof ... NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS Following his discussion of who ...

What to expect from your chosen care home

... Kris is registered nurse with 28 years of experience in health and social care, including 11 years in care home management. He offers ... What to expect from your chosen care home eldercare, education, communication, death, end-of-life Helping your parent into care can be ...

10 questions to ask before choosing a care home

... take to the person fulfilling the role for them? Are there social workers and a doctor on site? Do occupational therapists and podiatrists ... 10 questions to ask before choosing a care home eldercare, end-of-life, mobility, money, care fees Our readers' experiences tell ...

What does a hospice do?

... most hospice care is provided by charitable organisations or the NHS. Social care services and care homes may also offer some end-of-life care. ... of life or has a terminal illness it can be difficult to care for them full-time at home. Hospitals are not an ideal place ...

Dementia care – How to find the help you need

... own needs. The assessment is carried about by your local authority's social services department who determine what help they can provide in order to ... Dementia care – How to find the help you need dementia, alzheimer's, carer, power of attorney, relationships When you're caring ...