Articles by Dr Jane Gilbert

Jane has over 20 years’ experience as a health writer and TV presenter. Jane writes on a wide variety of clinical and care topics – from explaining the latest studies and research to unpacking conditions and discussing treatment options. Jane holds a MBBS degree from Imperial College, London and spent seven years working in the NHS.

Apr 6, 2016 3 min

What does 24 hour live in care cost in 2018?

Struggling to cope with the cost of care in 2018? A residential home or care home is not the only option. Live in care can be an affordable alternative, allowing your loved one to stay safe, healthy and independent in their own home. Want to know more? Get our FREE definitive home care guide now! Get your guide Home care costs vary depending on where you live, the sort of care needed and the way in which the support is accessed. Many people prefer to stay in their own home for as long as possible as they grow older, as the familiar environment, close proximity to friends and family, and sense of independence can improve function and wellbeing during their twilight years. How much does 24 hour live in care cost in 2018? Home care costs vary depending on where you live, the sort of care needed and the way in…

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Mar 23, 2016 3 min
post discharge care

How to arrange discharge from hospital

With the right planning, preparation and support you can ease the transition from hospital to home and help your loved one stay safe, healthy and independent. Discharge from Hospital It is great news when a loved one is ready to…

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Mar 16, 2016 3 min

Jobs for Medical Students

Alex, a medical student at Imperial College London, discusses why being a HomeTouch carer is the ideal job; she finds it doesn’t just help pay the student bills but is a valuable source of experience for her future career. Jobs for Medical…

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