About Simon Gilbert

Simon has been involved with care homes for over 30 years, providing advice to care home operators, both small and large. In this time, he has seen the sector grow from a cottage industry, with mostly small independent homes, into the sophisticated services we see today. He is passionate about the sector and the quality of both the care and its environment.

HELPING THE MOVE GO SMOOTHLY

Moving into a care home can feel like a big change and will inevitably require some adjustment. Whether you’re moving to the home yourself, or assisting a friend or relative with their move, it’s natural to have some anxieties. Taking time to think through the move and consider ways to make it a positive experience [...]

By |2021-06-18T16:15:52+00:00June 18th, 2021|News|

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN MUM IS BEING DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL AND NEEDS CARE?

A question we are frequently asked is what happens when Mum, or Dad, is in hospital, has received all the acute care they need and is ready for discharge. One of the aims of the Care Act 2014 is to ensure that people do not remain in hospital when they no longer require care that [...]

By |2020-01-14T10:41:23+00:00January 14th, 2020|News|

HOW CAN YOU HELP ME FIND THE RIGHT CARE?

One of the questions we are most frequently asked is “how can you help me find the right care?” Our response is that, at Care Home Finder, we have over 60 years combined experience of care, from nursing or residential care homes, dementia care, through domiciliary/home care and assisted living, to Extra and Close Care.

By |2020-01-25T12:06:48+00:00December 4th, 2019|Dementia Care, Nursing Care, Residential Care|

DEMENTIA ACTION WEEK AND FIONA ADDS 47 BRAND NEW DEMENTIA FRIENDS

Fiona, our CEO, is a Dementia Friends Champion and, as her main focus for Dementia Action Week last week, targeted a minimum of 20 new Dementia Friends to add to the current total of 2,911,285 (22nd May 2019) and help The Alzheimers Society to reach the next target of 3 million Dementia Friends. The fantastic news [...]

By |2019-05-31T16:37:44+00:00May 31st, 2019|Dementia Care, News|

IN CARE? – WE ALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO EXPECT HIGH STANDARDS

We first published this article in January 2017. With Your Care Rating, owned by IPSIS/MORI, just reporting its highest scores to date in its annual feedback survey from care home residents and their families and friends, we thought it would be very useful, and timely, to provide a reminder of the standards of care we [...]

By |2019-05-25T10:31:34+00:00May 25th, 2019|News|
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