Carers are leaving their jobs A Carers UK report says more than 600 people a day in the UK are leaving their jobs because the demands of working and being a carer are too much. According to the charity, 15% of the population are working and caring. And there are 1.3 million sandwich carers, looking […]Read more
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Some people like to plan their own funeral. Others don’t want to think about it and leave the organisation to family once they’ve gone. Either way, it’s surprising how much there is to think about. By Kathy Lawrence The number of decisions you need to take while organising a funeral can be quite daunting. Here’s […]Read more
Incontinence is a difficult subject to bring up. But if you can talk about it, there are plenty of ways you can help someone dealing with its challenges. By Ryan Jones Some of the challenges our relatives face as they grow older are easy to talk about, and others are far harder. The ideal path […]Read more
With a growing number of older people needing help to live independently at home, there is massive pressure on funding. A promised increase may go some way to helping. By Camille Leavold The UK Government recently announced a £3.5bn annual real-terms increase in funding for primary and community care in England, with Prime Minister Theresa May suggesting […]Read more
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