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Choosing a Care Home
Choosing a Care Home
Choosing a suitable care home for yourself or someone you care for is a big decision. This article will help you to make sure you choose the right care home....
Complaining About a Care Home: Top Ten Tips
Complaining About a Care Home: Top Ten Tips
Most care homes are well maintained and offer their residents a good level of care and quality of life, but there will always be examples of when care falls below…...
Employing a Carer
Employing a Carer
We look at the main issues involved with employing a carer, and how to go about finding one....
Fully Funded NHS Care
Fully Funded NHS Care
In some cases it's possible to have all your care needs paid for by the NHS. Find out more are fully funded NHS care....
Help with Nursing Care Costs
Help with Nursing Care Costs
If you require nursing care, financial help may be available to help you pay for it....
Immediate Care Needs Plan
Immediate Care Needs Plan
Immediate care needs plans can help with paying your care home fees but what are they and how do they work?...
Paying for Care Yourself
Paying for Care Yourself
If you choose to, or have to, pay for care fees yourself there are a few factors to bear in mind, and a number of ways you can think about paying....
Respite Care Options
Respite Care Options
If you or your carer need a break there are a wide range if options to make sure that you still receive the care that you need....
Shock Report Reveals NHS Elderly Care Failings
Shock Report Reveals NHS Elderly Care Failings
A recent report from the National Health Service Ombudsman revealed a shocking lack of appropriate care for NHS elderly patients....
Supported Housing Schemes
Supported Housing Schemes
Supported housing can enable those with care needs to still live independently. We look at the range of supported housing available and the costs involved....
The Cost of Care Homes
The Cost of Care Homes
If you are thinking about your care needs in the future, finances will probably be on your mind. Getting an idea of expected costs can give you peace of mind....
Tips on Choosing a Care Home
Tips on Choosing a Care Home
Tips on choosing a care home and how to make a good assessment of the homes that you visit....
Types of Care Home
Types of Care Home
There is a wide variety of care homes available, offering different levels of care and facilities. It's important to consider the type of home you want and need when…...
What Are Community Care Assessments?
What Are Community Care Assessments?
Find out what community care assessment plans are, how to get one and what they actually entail....
What is Extra Care Housing and How is it Funded?
What is Extra Care Housing and How is it Funded?
Extra care housing can have many benefits for those needing care. We look at what it is and how to pay for it....
Why the Elderly Are Being Punished by the Care Lottery
Why the Elderly Are Being Punished by the Care Lottery
The alarming state of elderly care has been revealed to be little more than a postcode lottery, according to recent research....
Will My Family Have to Pay for My Care?
Will My Family Have to Pay for My Care?
If you are approaching old age you may be worried about the financial implications for your family. Read on to find out if and what they will have to pay for your care....
Your Contribution to Care Home Fees
Your Contribution to Care Home Fees
If you need to go into a care home, how much will you have to pay and how is this worked out?...
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