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What are Community Care Assessments?

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

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Severe cold snaps can have dramatic effects on everyday life, especially for the elderly. Cold and wintry conditions can…

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Guide to elderly housing options

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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…

Jargon-free A-Z of elderly care terminology

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Essential guide to managing changing elder care needs

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As our older relatives age, their elder care needs often change, sometimes gradually and sometimes overnight. Here…

Five key problems facing carers and how to solve them

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Caring for elderly harder than it used to be

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Most of us were brought up with the fairytale notion of the perfectly happy family As…

Top tips: caring for elderly from a distance

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Caring from a distance isn’t easy, but here are some helpful tips to help you cope…

Caring for elderly as an expat

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Cognitive neuroscientist and age specialist Dr Lynda Shaw is calling for better transparency and co-ordination of…

Story of personal journey as a carer

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Everyone’s care journey is different. Here we explore the story of carer Sarah Bradshaw and her…

How to help older people to complain about poor health care

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5 reasons to have a granny flat

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Should you consider installing recording equipment camera to monitor care?

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Installing a hidden camera or any other recording equipment is a big step to make when…

Should you consider using medical alert ID jewellery?

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Medical alert jewellery, in the form of bracelets and necklaces, is frequently used to enable rapid…

What are the care options following hospital discharge?

22 May 16

When your older relative is leaving hospital, it can be a very worrying time to ensure…

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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

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Few of us can afford to pay the high cost of long-term care out of our…

Guide to social services for older people

20 Sep 15

There is a wide variety of social care services available, primarily there to support people in…

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