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Jul 29, 2016 4 min
elderly care options

Breaking down Elderly Care Options

Elderly care options include day centres, home care, residential care, and care homes. These terms can sound similar, but the choices are diverse. Breaking down Elderly Care Options The care options for looking after an elderly parent can seem confusing, and…

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Jun 8, 2016 4 min
private home help

Private Home Care

Getting help at home can allow your loved one to live safely in their own home for longer. With the right support and assistance, through live in care specialists, they can maintain their wellbeing, their independence and their dignity. Private…

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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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Nov 22, 2015 3 min
How do I find respite care?

What is respite care and how can you find it?

Respite care is care provided for a set amount of time, while the usual care giver takes time to rest from their regular care duties. As your loved one ages, it’s likely they will experience health problems that will make…

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Nov 16, 2015 3 min

Live-in Care: 4 Simple Tips to Find The Right Carer

The relationship between carer and client should be built on trust, understanding and compassion. To choose the right carer, you need to follow these 4 steps. Why live-in care? Live-in care is a long-term solution that is gaining momentum as a…

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Nov 13, 2015 3 min
what is live in care?

Is domiciliary care right for me?

Domiciliary care is right for you if you value independence, stability, affordability, and personalised one-to-one care, but it’s not right for everyone. What is domiciliary care? Domiciliary care is commonly known as home care and both are umbrella terms that…

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Nov 12, 2015 3 min

Independent Living: Helping Your Loved One Stay At Home

There are ways to support independent living so that your loved one can stay safe in their own home for as long as possible. Most people take independence for granted, but for many, independent living is more challenging. Tasks that…

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Nov 5, 2015 4 min

5 tips to care for an elderly parent

Break it down, educate yourself on your options, set boundaries, talk to someone and share the burden. Sharing is caring, both for them and for you. Your parents’ age can creep up on you. One week you might be picking up their…

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Oct 4, 2015 2 min

Home Help – How to Find the Best Help at Home

You can find home help by applying to your local authority, or by finding a carer privately. Private carers can be found through introductory platforms like HomeTouch.  Home help: what you need to know All of us want to live…

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