Cost of Care / Dementia 17 Nov, 2017

Dementia Tax Explained

The ‘dementia tax’ refers to the added expense for dementia patients and their families, who are often required to pay for long-term care with little or no support from the government. What is dementia tax? The term “dementia tax” was coined long before the Tory manifesto was released to the public this year. The Alzheimer’s Society …

HomeTouch Carer income

  HomeTouch, the UK’s largest online home care service, has released data from over 100,000 hours delivered through it’s platform, showing carer income by London borough. Average hourly earnings across London are at £12.04/hour, over 28% higher than the London Living Wage of £9.40. Carers working through the HomeTouch model, now have the flexibility to negotiate …

How To Set Up a Caregiving Schedule

With the right scheduling tool, you can coordinate with friends and family members and professional carers to provide better, more structured care for your loved one. How to set up a caregiving schedule As a carer, you already know how busy you are. Between medical appointments, physiotherapy sessions, running errands and doing the shopping, it …