Articles by Steph Mackay

Steph Mackay is a Registered Nurse, and is hometouch’s Nursing Lead. Before joining the hometouch team, Steph worked in hospitals and GP’s surgeries. Her articles offer practical advice on managing medical conditions.

Apr 23, 2020 3 min

The Benefits of Live-In Care During Covid-19 Pandemic

The outbreak of Covid-19 has seen an unprecedented surge in demand on health and social care services and many resources are being stretched to breaking point. Hospital discharge teams are tending to go down the route of discharge to care…

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May 1, 2019 3 min
Womens and mens toilets

Managing incontinence in people with dementia

What is incontinence? Incontinence is the term used to describe any accidental or involuntary loss of urine or faeces. The degree to which a person is incontinent can vary from a ‘small leak’ to complete loss of control over the…

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Apr 4, 2019 3 min
medication management in dementia

Managing medication in dementia

Speak to one of our knowledgeable care advisers about Hometouch’s high quality live-in care service Book call Tell us your care needs A person with dementia may be prescribed medication for their condition, or for other health conditions. Taking on…

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