A comparison of carer shopping cards

When working with a private carer many people want to provide them with money to pay for expenses and pick up shopping but want to do that in a secure way. There are a number of companies offering solutions to the problem, via prepaid carer shopping cards, that your carer can use to purchase shopping.

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The Complete Guide to Live-in Carers for Care Seekers.

If you’ve not heard of live-in care before or are considering hiring a live-in carer this guide should help you decide if it’s right for you and answer any questions you might have about it. We’ll cover how it works, your responsibilities, the costs, how to finance it, the three ways to find a care

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How to find Granny Annexes for sale with Rightmove

A Granny Annexe, Granny Flat, or Granny Cottage is a self-contained accommodation built within, attached to, or on the grounds of a house that is suitable for an elderly person to live in. Lots of people want them but it’s not always easy to find houses for sale with one already built. In this article,

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37 activities for dementia patients you should try with your loved one today

Activities for dementia patients can be a struggle to find and when we care about someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s we want to make sure they continue to feel stimulated and happy. To help, we’ve selected a list of activities for dementia patients that research shows can be beneficial for those suffering from the condition.

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Washing And Dressing Care Plan

Washing And Dressing Care Plan

Washing and dressing a loved one can be embarrassing and uncomfortable for both you and your loved one. That’s why a washing and dressing care plan is essential to keeping your loved one healthy, safe and comfortable with what is happening around them. If you are unsure as to how to go about it, you

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What makes a good carer

When choosing your private carer, it is important to find someone you can trust and get along with, whether you’re looking for a respite or long term care. Nothing is more important than how well you get along with your carer, especially if they’ll be spending lots of time with you or your loved one.

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Keeping Elderly Parent Safe by Reducing Risk in their Home: Downloadable PDF and Guidance

Identifying and managing the risks in your parent’ home keeps you and them safe. Doing so will reduce the number of falls and other accidents, which means your mother and/or father can live in their home, unaided, for longer. This will save you a lot of money, a lot of time and a lot of

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Delivering Care as a Family Member

Care can be expensive. Whether you need a lot of care, or just a little, it represents a cost that almost all of us have planned for. It is natural to want to deliver as much care as you can yourself, as this is not only better for your parent or child, but also saves

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Helping to Manage MS

Caring for someone with MS is tough, especially when they are a close family member. More than 100,000 people in the UK have MS, which means 100,000 families are going through the same thing with you. MS, as you know, has no cure, however, it can be effectively managed through a number of medical treatments.

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Caring for someone with Parkinson’s

If you are reading this, you probably know a lot about Parkinson’s already. However, just in case you don’t, our favourite Back to the Future kid, Michael J Fox has some fantastic information on Parkinson’s, feel free to read more about it there. I shall assume that you know about Parkinson’s from here on in,

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