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Jul 7, 2022 4 min

Home Modification Ideas for The Elderly

As our loved ones get older you may find them complaining about new discomfort that have limited their activity. You may even have noticed the increased difficulty they are facing yourself. There are many home modifications for the elderly that can help making a home more comfortable and safe. We take a look at some key activities that can help.We’re here to help. Call us if you have any questions about our exceptional live-in care.020 3870 4220 This is not just limited to outdoor activities but also inside one’s own home. Just one flight of stairs can be a challenge for someone with osteoarthritis. Home adaptations are designed to make it safer and easier for your loved ones to stick to their normal daily routine. These can include many changes from technical to physical ones. The smallest change can make the biggest difference for the elderly. Handrails for the elderly…

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Aug 3, 2021 8 min

What to Do When an Elderly Parent Refuses Help

6 tips that can help you to cope if an elderly parent refuses help, including different approaches to care, giving back control, and light-touch tech solutions. How to move forward if an elderly parent refuses help The slow realisation that your…

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Apr 4, 2019 3 min
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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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Mar 18, 2019 4 min
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Moving from a care home to live-in care

Choosing the right care for a loved one can be a challenge. The choice can seem overwhelming. Dementia, disability, family commitments, or a crisis at home can make a residential facility look like the only option. However, the change in…

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Mar 14, 2019 3 min
Wandering in dementia

Managing wandering in dementia

When an individual with dementia wanders, they’re at risk of accidents, injuries and even death. Wandering is defined as: ‘A tendency to move about either in a seemingly aimless or disoriented fashion, or in pursuit of an indefinable or unobtainable…

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Jan 22, 2019 1 min
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Dementia support services in the UK

While a diagnosis of dementia can feel earth-shattering for everyone involved, it’s worth knowing that there are plenty of ways in which you can get support for you and your loved ones. We’ve outlined some of the services in the…

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Jan 11, 2019 2 min
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7 easy ways to make your home dementia friendly

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…

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Jan 11, 2019 1 min
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The 4 best bed rails for adults

When someone close to you becomes frail or develops dementia, it can be hard to know how to keep them safe. Bed rails can be an important safety feature, as they can prevent nighttime falls, provide support when getting in…

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Nov 13, 2018 3 min
Involving people with dementia in family life

How do you keep someone with dementia feeling included?

When someone in the family is diagnosed with dementia, it affects everyone. It’s a difficult and demanding time and it’s easy to fall in the trap of focusing on health, safety and care needs and forgetting about your loved one’s…

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