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UK Elderly Care Issues

UK elderly care issues are becoming increasingly pressing as the population ages and life expectancy increases. More people require care in old age, and the cost of care is rising steadily. Care in Crisis The baby boom, improved healthcare and longer lives mean that the UK has an ageing...

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Brits Underestimate the Cost of Care By 62%

A survey of more than 2000 people reveals the lack of information available about the cost of care, leading to those in need facing financial difficulty completely unprepared. Brits underestimate costs of residential care by 62% 6 in 10 have not put in place any preparations for caring for a...

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Why the Care System in the UK Isn’t Working

With a crisis in care, the threat of dementia tax and Brexit, Dr Jane Gilbert talks about why the care system in the UK isn’t working. The big problem Many thousands of vulnerable elderly and disabled people in the UK are totally reliant on care support. Research shows that...

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HomeTouch Winter Care Survey

This winter, we surveyed members of the public, customers of HomeTouch and followers of our social media accounts on their experiences of finding home care for their families. It is well known that both quality and cost are top of the concerns, but our survey found a wish for...

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The Future of Care Agencies: What You Need to Know?

Care agencies: what they were, what they are, and what the future holds. Here’s an overview of everything you need to know. Is the Care Sector in Crisis? The care sector is undergoing significant change currently. Demand for care is rising rapidly and there are concerns about how the...

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HomeTouch on London Live Morning News

Dr. Jamie Wilson, founder of HomeTouch on London Live Morning News, talking about the issues facing those in need of care, what makes HomeTouch work for you and for our carers, why it’s a better alternative to traditional agencies, and how we go above and beyond to ensure safety....

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Listen to HomeTouch on BBC London Radio

The strain on unpaid carers, the broken care service system, the guidelines that are supposed to provide guarantees and the cuts to funding that make fulfilling those guarantees impossible. BBC Radio London investigates home care Guidelines published by NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) have suggested that care...

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Caring for an elderly spouse

It can be difficult adjusting to life when caring for an elderly spouse – but it can be a rewarding experience that strengthens your relationship. Caring for an elderly spouse Caring for an elderly spouse can be a strain, especially if you’ve never had any previous caregiving experience. Studies...