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How can you find helpful, reliable and appropriate care for your parent, wherever they choose to live?

4 tell tale signs you’ve found a great carer

Collaborative Post For many older people, their care worker is their primary lifeline. This is someone who helps with everything, including housework, personal care, and more. Because they play such an important role, though, it’s critical to look for care workers who have the right qualities. If they aren’t up to the mark, then your […]

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How to adjust your home to suit an older relative

Collaborative Post However much we put off thinking about the realities of the aging process, we cannot deny the toll that time takes on our bodies and minds. Living to a ripe old age is indisputably a blessing but one which comes with many strings attached, including physical deterioration that can be anywhere between bothersome […]

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Visiting care homes in England from April 2022

Here’s a summary of the current guidance to care homes on visiting arrangement in England, applicable from 4 April 2022. The full text can be found in the ‘Covid-19 supplement to the infection prevention and control resource for adult social care’ published on 31 March. It’s worth checking this if you have a problem with […]

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How to convince elderly loved ones to receive support

Collaborative Post Not every older person is open to receiving support at first. If your more senior relatives are expressing similar sentiments, then it can seem like attempting to persuade them otherwise is futile. However, you can surely make progress here with the right words and approach. Precision is required for effective persuasion, so you […]

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