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Carer Depression

Carer Depression Most carers will suffer from depression at some stage as a result of their caring duties. When you’re down, you may feel helpless and hopeless but with support you can come through this difficult time. Caring for a loved one can be incredibly rewarding but it can...

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Difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

What is the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s? The words Alzheimer’s and dementia are often used interchangeably and it can be confusing to understand the distinction. So, what is the difference between the two terms? The Alzheimer’s Society defines dementia as a set of symptoms that may include memory...

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What does a live in carer need?

What does a live in carer need? A carer can be employed to live in your loved one’s own home and ensure they can live safely and with dignity, however there are a few preparations you should make before they start. Having a live in carer can make a...

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Is live in care right for me?

Is live in care right for me? Dementia, disease and disability can all make it difficult to live safely at home. But how can you tell when your loved one needs live in care? Disease, disability and dementia can all make it difficult for people to cope independently. There can...

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How do I find the best private carer?

How do I find the best private carer? Here are our top tips to help you find the best private carer that keeps your loved one safe at home. 1.What are your needs? Before you even start looking it’s a good idea to sit down and think about your different...

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Stroke treatment at home

Stroke treatment at home The brain injury caused by a stroke can be devastating for the individual affected, and difficult for those that love and care for them. However, with support you can help them recover and rehabilitate with dignity, in the comfort of their own home. A stroke...

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Night time care

Night time care Care needs don’t stop when the sun goes down. For many elderly people, night time can be a time when they need a little extra help and support to stay safe and well. Darkness, dementia, and disease can all mean that the elderly may be particularly...

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How much does live in care cost?

How much does live in care cost? When someone is struggling to live safely alone in their own home, moving into residential care is not the only alternative. Live in carers can be an affordable option, but there are lots of things to consider when calculating the costs. Home is...

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How much does hourly home care cost?

How much does hourly home care cost? Many people prefer to stay in their own homes as they grow older. Home care can provide the support to stay safe, independent and well at an hourly cost that may be lower than you’d think. When you are struggling to manage...