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What are Community Care Assessments?

14 Apr 15

It may be getting to the stage when your parent or relative is finding it difficult…

How to choose the best beds and chairs for older people

29 Mar 16

As we age, it can be harder to move around at home, whether that means more…

Coping with loss of elderly independence

19 Mar 17

Loss of independence occurs as people age, as they suffer physical, social or emotional setbacks which…

Top tips to keep elderly parents in own home

23 Apr 15

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Top tips to find a care home

24 Jun 17

My parents are getting on a bit now. I know they are, because I’ve hit middle…

Adapting your home for your older parent

24 Mar 17

As we age, everyday tasks we once performed without a second thought become more and more…

Caring for a parent with dementia

14 Feb 17

Watching a parent suffer with dementia is one of the hardest things you will ever do…

How to ensure best quality care for elderly

01 Feb 17

More and more frequently care homes and agencies are being held under a microscope by the…

Ten key questions you must ask your older parents

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As our parents age, yet remain in good health, it’s easy to avoid having the conversations…

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How to challenge Continuing Care decisions

17 Apr 17

Continuing  Healthcare can be defined as care provided over an extended period of time, to a…

Caring for elderly from a distance: factsheet

27 Mar 17

What is caring at a distance? The fact that we are living longer is wonderful achievement….

Coping with loss of elderly independence

19 Mar 17

Loss of independence occurs as people age, as they suffer physical, social or emotional setbacks which…

How to get the best mobility aid deal

14 Mar 17

Mobility aids play a vital role in the lives of millions of elderly and disabled people….

Coping with Bereavement

10 Mar 17

Bereavement is a distressing but common experience. At some point, most of us will suffer the…

Top tips to find a care home

24 Jun 17

My parents are getting on a bit now. I know they are, because I’ve hit middle…

Top tips to keep older people cool in heat

01 Jun 17

It’s been a long winter, but, but now we’ve hit the hot weather and this can…

What is NHS Continuing Care and how do you qualify?

10 May 17

NHS continuing care is care that is arranged and funded by the NHS free of charge outside of…

Checklist for elderly moving into care accommodation

31 Mar 17

Moving from your home into care accommodation can be a stressful time, with lots of upheaval…

Adapting your home for your older parent

24 Mar 17

As we age, everyday tasks we once performed without a second thought become more and more…

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How to challenge Continuing Care decisions

17 Apr 17

Continuing  Healthcare can be defined as care provided over an extended period of time, to a…

Care Funding, Direct Payments & Personal Budgets Explained

08 Feb 17

Care funding Once the person has been assessed, the local authority can charge for the services…

Calculate cost of elderly parent care

15 Nov 16

Paying for care can be a minefield, so we are here to help you calculate what…

What are the rules for gifting assets?

23 Aug 16

It can be tempting to consider gifting assets to avoid paying for care, but beware of…

Self-funding long-term care

28 Jan 16

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