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Sep 14, 2020 5 min
how to find companion care

The Best Companion Care for Older People

Choosing companion care can include a live in companion or simply a drop in private companion for the elderly. Whether you opt for an elderly companion through an agency, directly on a self-employed basis, or through an introductory agency like…

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Sep 12, 2020 5 min
Will the council pay for care?

Will the council pay for live-in care?

How to pay for live-in care? Live-in home care is either paid for with the support of the council or privately funded. Local authority funding for care in your own home is typically accessed through direct payments or a council…

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Sep 11, 2020 3 min
The cost of overnight care

How Much is Overnight Care for the Elderly?

How much does overnight care cost for the elderly? Caring for a loved one is hard at the best of times, but what about when you go to sleep? Night time carers can help. Elderly people can be restless at…

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May 19, 2020 2 min

Moving from a Care home to Live in care during Covid-19

The recent COVID-19 pandemic and news regarding care homes has led to many families considering alternative care arrangements for their loved ones. Families are naturally concerned about the impact of COVID-19 in care homes and the recent rapid spread of the virus. Additionally, many families have been restricted from visiting their loved ones in residential care. Live in care is the obvious alternative providing 24 hour care. Live in care is widely considered a suitable alternative to residential care, although many people may not be aware of it as an option. Additionally, care homes may have been perceived as safer and more community focused prior to Covid-19 with support from multiple carers and company from other residents. What are the benefits of live in care versus a care home? One dedicated carer can stay with the person on a semi permanent basis often for several months if required. This means…

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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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Apr 20, 2019 2 min
Personal assistance carer

Personal Assistant Carer: What To Look For

A personal assistant carer can help with household tasks, and getting out and about. They should be honest, respectful, patient and adaptable.  What Is A Personal Assistant Carer? Sometimes called a PA, or Support Worker, a personal assistant carer is…

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Apr 20, 2019 4 min
Finding good care

Live in Care London: Finding the Right Care

 Finding the right carer isn’t just about experience and qualifications, it’s also about finding the personality fit that will lead to a close and trusting relationship. Live in Care London: Finding the Right Care It can be challenging to find…

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Mar 25, 2019 4 min

What Home Modifications are Needed for a Live-In Carer?

A live-in carer can enable your loved one to continue living safely in the comfort and familiarity of their own home. However, there are a few practical measures and steps you should take before they move in. Dementia, illness or…

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Mar 18, 2019 4 min
dementia support services

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 13, 2019 2 min
occupational therapy for dementia

Occupational therapy for dementia

What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapy is the use of assessment and intervention to support someone with everyday tasks. Often, it’s used as part of rehabilitation after an illness of injury. Practitioners are called occupational therapists and will take stock…

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