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Finding a home

How do you make the best choice to suit tastes, needs and budget?

choosing a care home for respite care

Choosing a home for respite care

Just days after Christmas we received a message from a local care home offering “3 weeks for 2” respite care. A bit startling, but actually not at all a bad idea. After the pleasures and stresses of any festive season, carergivers may well be feeling in need of a break to recover their energies. And […]

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How to choose the right care home for your loved ones

Collaborative Post One of the hardest things you’ll have to do as an adult is making the decision as to whether or not it’s time for a loved one to move into a home. Although it may be something you don’t want to think about right now, one day the time will come. In order […]

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How to spot a good care home for your loved one

Collaborative post No one wants to be put into a care home, and no one likes the responsibility of picking one. The thought of it is worrying for both parties, but there are plenty of establishments out there that provide high-quality care and a loving environment for those you love dearly. Here is how to […]

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Finding good care for older relatives

This week’s storyteller is Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). At some point we may well need to find carers for our parents in their own homes, or a residential home elsewhere. Andrea talks about her personal experience of care choices for her family and how the SCIE’s new […]

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