What is the continuing healthcare (CHC) checklist?

Most of us have to contribute financially to the care we need as we grow older or become infirm. However, some people with health needs due to disease or disability may be entitled to ongoing NHS care that is provided free, irrespective of means. We’re here to help. Call us if you have any questions …

Commissioning care for people with complex needs

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Improvements in healthcare and living standards mean that people in the UK are living longer. However, chronic conditions, disease and disability mean that the number of elderly with complex needs is also increasing. Meeting the care requirements of these older people, and ensuring they live comfortably and safely, is a challenge for commissioners. We’re here …

Commissioning home care

Commissioning home care
The population is aging, which creates a growing demand for staff to care for the elderly and puts a drain on resources. Budgets are tight, which together with the number of older individuals affected by disease, disability and dementia means that it’s challenging for care commissioners to commission the quality care needed to ensure that …

What are intermediate care and reablement care?

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When it comes to caring, a change in approach is developing. There is a drive to focus on wellbeing and reablement care. It’s all about building on an individual’s abilities and strengths and helping them relearn and maintain skills so that they can achieve greater independence and live safely at home. It’s a move away …

7 easy ways to make your home dementia friendly

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Take a look at our simple tips on making a home safer for someone with dementia. Whether you’ve got a loved one with dementia staying with you, or you’re looking for ways to help someone in their own home, these steps can help them live happily, safely and with dignity. We’re here to help. Call …

Stepping in the shower before work or enjoying a relaxing soak are things we take for granted – but for people with mobility difficulties, basic tasks such as bathing can be difficult or even dangerous. Here are our top picks for bathing aids, to help your loved one bathe or shower safely, comfortably and with …

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