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Jun 16, 2015 3 min
carers in london

Home Care in London: How to Start with hometouch

Finding home care can be difficult. Agencies look the same and provide similar services, but leave you with no control. HomeTouch offers a better alternative. The problem with traditional care agencies Finding high quality, affordable home care in London is…

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Jun 10, 2015 2 min
What are the alternatives to care homes?

Why Are Care Homes Falling Out Of Fashion?

Better health means we’re living longer, and care homes cost a lot. This means that families are opting for flexible, long term, home care solutions. Recent data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found that despite the population…

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Apr 27, 2015 3 min
care for elderly spouse

Caring for an elderly spouse

It can be difficult adjusting to life when caring for an elderly spouse – but it can be a rewarding experience that strengthens your relationship. Caring for an elderly spouse Caring for an elderly spouse can be a strain, especially…

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Apr 21, 2015 2 min
Summer holiday care

How to find a reliable carer

You will need to look for experience, qualifications, eligibility to work in the UK, references and, above all, how they interact with your loved one.  Searching for your own care is by no means a simple process, but the benefits of…

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Apr 8, 2015 1 min
Private carer wanted

Private carer wanted London?

Private carer wanted in London? Are you looking for a private carer for an elderly relative? HomeTouch provides an online curated directory where you can search for self-employed carers living in your area. Once you have found a suitable carer,…

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Mar 31, 2015 2 min
home carer in London - finding the right care

Home carer in London – Self-employed live in carers

HomeTouch will help you to find the right self-employed home carer in London. Looking for a Home Carer in London? Hometouch is an award-winning online marketplace where you can search for self-employed carers in your local area, for free. All of…

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Mar 16, 2015 2 min
How to find a carer in London

Finding a Private Carer in London

You will need to look for experience, qualifications, eligibility to work in the UK, references and, above all, how they interact with your loved one.  Guide to locating a private carer in London When you are looking to hire a…

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Nov 14, 2014 3 min
caring for a carer

Who cares for the carer?

The question of who cares for the carer is ongoing. It often falls on unions such as UNISON and app services like Carers UK. Working as a professional carer is one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs a person can do,…

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Nov 7, 2014 3 min
Can dementia be cured?

Adverse Drug Reactions In the Elderly

Adverse drug reactions happen, for the most part, because of the number of medications taken and the different times of day each medication needs to be taken. Elderly patients, on average, take 3 times as much medication as younger people. Amongst the wide…

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Oct 31, 2014 4 min
caregiving schedule

How To Set Up a Caregiving Schedule

With the right scheduling tool, you can coordinate with friends and family members and professional carers to provide better, more structured care for your loved one. How to set up a caregiving schedule As a carer, you already know how…

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