Category: Finding Good Care

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How Do I Find The Best Private Carer?

The best way to find a private carer is to work out your needs, be honest about what’s involved, know your budget, and be clear about the carer’s responsibilities. How do I find the best private carer? Finding the right carer can be stressful. Trust and expertise must combine with...

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Night Time Care

Night time care, or overnight care, is care given to a loved one throughout the night. This often involves help using the bathroom, prevention from wandering caused by dementia, and keeping a loved one settled during the night when they might otherwise get confused and hurt themselves. Night time care...

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How much does hourly home care cost?

Home care costs vary depending on where you live, the level of care needed, and whether or not you choose to find care through an agency, an introductory agency, or directly with a self-employed carer. How much does hourly home care cost? Many people prefer to stay in their...

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The Advantages of Male Carers

  The Advantages of Male Carers – Independent Living Guest Blog by Dr Jamie Wilson We still have deeply entrenched ideas about who provides care, but male carers can provide physical strength, as well as gentility, patience, and understanding in a caregiving role. Why are so few care givers male? Everyone...

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How To Care For Someone With Multiple Sclerosis

If you’re caring for someone with multiple sclerosis, you will need to help with movement and mobility, frequency, and pain relief. How to care for someone with multiple sclerosis Caring for someone with multiple sclerosis can be demanding physically, mentally and emotionally. However, with support you can meet the...

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Breaking down Elderly Care Options

Elderly care options include day centres, home care, residential care, and care homes. These terms can sound similar, but the choices are diverse. Breaking down Elderly Care Options The care options for looking after an elderly parent can seem confusing, and when you’re stressed and tired, it can be difficult...

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Social Services Carer’s Assessment

If you care for someone who needs your support and help to carry out everyday tasks, your local authority can assess your needs so that you get the rest and respite you need to maintain your own health and wellbeing. Social Services Carer’s Assessment Friends and family members that...

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Private Home Help Services

Getting help at home can allow your loved one to live safely in their own home for longer. With the right support and assistance they can maintain their wellbeing, their independence and their dignity. Private Home Help Services Many of us would love to grow old in our own...

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Finding Reliable Adult Care Services

You will need to look for experience, qualifications, eligibility to work in the UK, references and, above all, how they interact with your loved one.  Finding reliable adult care services Placing the person you love in the care of someone else can be frightening. So how can you ensure...

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I Need a Carer For My Parent

Deciding that you might need a carer for your parent is a big step. Find out about how to face the difficulties and how to wade through the options. I need a carer for my parent It might be that you’re caring for your parent yourself, and need help....