24 hour care: what is it, and is it a good idea?
24 hour home care is care provided by a carer who lives in your loved one’s home. It’s a good idea because it generally costs less, is less stressful for your loved one, and the care is specialised to your loved one’s individual needs. If your loved one requires care, live-in home care is generally considered …

5 tips to care for an elderly parent

caring for a 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 shopping when you get yours, the next you realise your spare time has dwindled to …

Private Carers: Your 4 most common questions answered

top care questions
What a private carer is, what they do, the qualities you should look out for, and how you can find a trusted private carer to suit your needs. Many people prefer to look for a private carer rather than using a care agency. Private carers are generally much more affordable, more flexible and allow you …

HomeTouch on London Live Morning News

Jamie Wilson London Live News
Dr. Jamie Wilson, founder of HomeTouch on London Live Morning News, talking about the issues facing those in need of care, what makes HomeTouch work for you and for our carers, why it’s a better alternative to traditional agencies, and how we go above and beyond to ensure safety. London Live News investigates a new approach to …

Personal Assistant Carer: What To Look For

Personal assistance carer
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 someone who provides assistance in the home. The role of the personal assistant carer is …

Tips For Hiring A Carer

tips for hiring the right carer
Top tips for hiring a carer, including the types of care, the difference between hourly and live in care, the qualifications and experience you should look for, and the services available for finding a carer. Tips for hiring a carer There’s no shortage of carers for the elderly but finding the right one can be …

Find a London Carer: Where to Start Your Search

Finding care in London
Decisions about home care start with the type of care you need, and how you would like to find a carer. The options are agencies, self-employed and an introductory platform like HomeTouch. Tips for finding carers in London Sometimes the need for care goes from a consideration for the future, to an urgent necessity, in …

Dementia Care: How to Find The Right Carer

how to find the right dementia carer
Finding the right person is essential and challenging. You’ll need to consider their training, references, personal qualities and carry out a trial shift. Why choose dementia care? As dementia becomes increasingly prevalent, dementia care is a topic on many people’s minds. One in four people aged 65+ were diagnosed with dementia in 2013, and this is …

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