NEEDING CARE? WHAT ARE THE KEY STEPS YOU SHOULD TAKE?

One of the questions we are most frequently asked is, “we think that mum, or dad, needs care, but how do we go about arranging it, what steps do we need to take?” There are a number of factors you need to address when considering care, from having the type and amount of care assessed, [...]

By |2019-03-16T09:18:21+00:00March 16th, 2019|Dementia Care, Nursing Care, Residential Care|

YOUR CARE OPTIONS EXPLAINED

Since the mid-1980s, the range and choices of care which are available have changed beyond recognition. At that time, you had care at home, which was normally provided by your family, early forms of sheltered housing, residential care homes and nursing homes.The homes were usually converted houses, with multi-bedded rooms, no en suites, possibly a [...]

By |2019-03-09T11:58:15+00:00March 9th, 2019|Dementia Care, 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|

PAYING FOR ELDERLY CARE? – MORE OPTIONS THAN YOU MAY THINK

It's a little known fact that for some people, even those with significant assets, being in a care home can be completely free, courtesy of the NHS. It works like this. Some people, often after they've lost a spouse, decide they'd prefer to live in a residential home, rather than at home. There may not [...]

By |2018-03-04T13:22:45+00:00September 12th, 2016|Dementia Care, News, Nursing Care, Powers of Attorney, Residential Care|