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Questions to ask your chosen home care agency

Those looking for a home care agency to assist them with their needs, or the needs of a loved one, are advised to ask a number of questions before they choose which is the best agency for their requirements. The … Continue reading

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Creating dementia-friendly environments in the home

Caring for someone with dementia can be made a lot easier if you know how to create a home environment that can support their lifestyle. Kitchen and dining room You should make it clear where everything is in the kitchen. … Continue reading

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Preparing to care for someone with dementia

No one is born with the skills of communicating with someone who has dementia so when your loved one has dementia, it’s not unusual to feel as though you’re absolutely useless and unequipped to provide dementia homecare for them. Don’t … Continue reading

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Discussing home care with your elderly relative

It can be tough to talk to an elderly relative about home care because a lot of the time they may still feel just as independent as they were when they were young. If you’ve noticed some signs that your … Continue reading

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Advance care planning for someone with dementia

Dementia is a disease that can severely reduce someone’s ability to live independently. However, this is a variety of support services available to allow them to remain in their own home. Caring for dementia patients in their own home will … Continue reading

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How Home Help Will Benifit You

What is home help and how might it benefit you Home help, or homecare, is defined as anything from help with simple household chores to full, 24-hour support. This type of service means that you can receive support without making … Continue reading

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Long Term Home Care Plans

Creating a long-term home care plan for your loved one A care plan is something that needs to be put in place to set out how someone’s needs should be met. A successful care plan will be individual to a … Continue reading

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Dementia Homecare Options

How to choose the appropriate care for someone with Dementia The number of people living with Dementia is set to increase, so it’s all the more important to know how to go about finding the right care for your loved … Continue reading

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Funding for home help.

Funding home help can prove a challenge; here are a few ideas on how to go about it The first port of call is to ask your local authority for an assessment of your care needs; as everyone is entitled … Continue reading

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Home Care Funding

Funding options for professional home care If you’re currently considering options for professional care at home, you might want to also think about funding. We’ve put together a few different routes you could take. Local authorities Your local authority may … Continue reading

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