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|

EARLY SIGNS OF DEMENTIA

This week is ‘Dementia Action Week’, which runs from today until 26th May. So, we thought it would be very appropriate to highlight this on our website, particularly as Fiona, our CEO and a ‘Dementia Friends Champion’, is giving a Dementia Awareness presentation to Hempsons, a national firm of solicitors, who specialise in the care [...]

By |2019-05-20T20:26:48+00:00May 20th, 2019|News|

ALREADY GETTING CARE, BUT HAVE CONCERNS?

You, a loved one, or client are already receiving care, whether it’s in a care home, care at home, or another setting, and everything has been going well. However, something appears to have changed and you feel that the care is not what you envisaged at the outset and have every right to expect. What [...]

By |2019-04-24T16:00:43+00:00April 24th, 2019|Dementia Care, News, Nursing Care, Residential Care|

WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO MOVE INTO A CARE HOME?

When talking to the many people we have helped with their care searches, there are all kinds of reasons why they have needed to move into a care home, some more surprising than others, the “right” time to move into a care home though, depends entirely upon the individual’s circumstances. In this, part of a [...]

By |2019-03-16T09:46:12+00:00March 2nd, 2019|Dementia Care, News, Nursing Care, Residential Care|

CARE HOME FINDER APPOINTS FIONA GILBERT CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Care Home Finder Ltd is delighted to announce that the Board has, with immediate effect, appointed Fiona Gilbert to the new role of Chief Executive. Fiona is a founding director of the company and has been one of the main forces behind creating and delivering the high quality support and advice services for which the [...]

By |2018-06-22T09:27:47+00:00June 21st, 2018|News|

WHICH? FINDS THAT OVER 4000 CARE HOMES EITHER REQUIRE IMPROVEMENT, OR ARE INADEQUATE

A quick glance at the CQC’s website reveals that over 3,500 care homes in the UK are classified as ‘requiring improvement’ and a further 600 as ‘inadequate’. Not only is this a big worry for individuals and their families, who are looking for a home, it can be equally concerning for those already in one. [...]

By |2018-04-03T13:08:32+00:00April 3rd, 2018|News|

‘ENSURING CONSUMERS ARE BETTER PROTECTED, BOTH WHEN CHOOSING A CARE HOME AND RESIDING IN ONE’

This was one of the key findings of the report on the care homes market produced by the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) in November, and commented on by the Government this week. See link below to article in Care Management Matters.  The CMA spent a year studying the 11,000 plus residential care and nursing [...]

By |2018-04-03T13:03:11+00:00March 6th, 2018|News|

70% OF ADULTS CHOOSING CARE SAY ITS ONE OF LIFE’S MOST STRESSFUL EXPERIENCES

‘Choosing adult social care is one of life’s most stressful experiences, but trusted information can help.’ This is the conclusion drawn by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) from the recent research it has carried out. It discovered that 70% adults who were responsible for choosing care in a care home or at home over the [...]

By |2018-03-04T13:07:26+00:00March 2nd, 2018|News|
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