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Who matters in the care home?

... Who matters in the care home? communication, education, relationships, eldercare How one group of experts is aiming to encourage good practice in care homes. A buzz term you may increasingly come across when you're researching care homes is "patient-centric care" or its ...

Carers support groups, can they help?

... effective carer and communicating our problems, such as how to balance social, business and family lives and how to deal with ever-growing responsibilities ... Founder of US site The Caregiver Space, talks about how she cared for her late husband and mother-in-law and shares how support groups helped ...

Caring for a disabled mother-in-law

... any longer. It felt like betrayal. I was assessed by social services within days and an agency was put in place for weekend ... Caring for a disabled mother-in-law story, carer, independence, osteoporosis, eldercare Caron Sprake, author of eldercare blog Caron Cares, ...

Maintaining a relationship when your parent has dementia – a real-life story

... and focusing on calm breathing can help Ask for help. Badger social services. You have a right to expect some support from others ... relationship when your parent has dementia – a real-life story DEMENTIA, CARE HOME, ADVICE, RELATIONSHIPS Our specialist ageing parent "agony aunt ...

Balancing dementia care with a full-time career

... this into a book adding chapters of practical advice on health, social issues, financial and property issues to create- Keeping Mum: ... Balancing dementia care with a full-time career dementia, alzheimer's, power of attorney, carer, story, This week's storyteller is Marianne ...

How can flexible working hours help me look after my elderly parent?

... change for those of us balancing eldercare responsibilities with mounting work and social commitments not to mention caring for our own family's needs. The ... is now urging employers to consider, understand and accept that more and more employees will be faced with caring for an ageing population as ...

Caring for a mother-in-law with cancer

... Caring for a mother-in-law with cancer cancer, story, eldercare, carer, Adrienne Gruberg, founder of The Caregiver Space, shares how she adjusted family life to care for a mother-in-law with Lymphoma whilst her own husband battled lung cancer. My mother-in-law, Sylvia- ...

Tips on dementia and the family fall-out

... tiredness. You need a life I turned down a lot of social invitations because I didn't have the time or the energy. At ... has chosen to be anonymous. After taking the lion's share of caring for her mother despite having an extended family close at hand, ...

Home - When They Get Older

... more I'm struggling with my aunt's reliance on me as her carer SOCIAL CARE ELDERCARE RELATIONSHIPS MOBILITY J's aunt is in denial about needing help ... and enjoyable. Read more More questions to ask when choosing a care home ELDERCARE CARE HOME NURSING CARE COMMUNICATION CARER How can you really ...

How do I cope with caregiver guilt?

... aware of her situation and needs. Carers are entitled to a social services assessment for themselves, if wanted, to see if they ... , advice, relationships, responsibility Hi Lesley, My wife is caring for her 78 year old mother who's fairly physically disabled after suffering ...