Articles

  • Poems for your wall

    July 18, 2010

    Poem about caring for elderly This poem may be helpful to put up in a care home bedroom or,...

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  • Hospitals and elderly people

    July 18, 2010

    Going into hospital can be daunting for elderly people – and it’s vital to be aware of the risks...

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  • End-of-life care

    July 18, 2010

    If you’re at the end of your life, you may not want any medical intervention. It’s your choice. With...

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  • Still living at home?

    July 18, 2010

    Domiciliary care If you need domiciliary care – or care at home – you have various options, including: Carers...

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  • Claiming benefits

    July 18, 2010

    Make sure you’re claiming all the benefits you’re entitled to These may include: Attendance Allowance: This is not means-tested....

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  • Registered Nursing Care Contribution

    July 18, 2010

    Funded Nursing Care (FNC) or Registered Nursing Care Contribution (RNCC) FNC and RNCC are the same thing. It’s a...

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  • Legal and money

    April 28, 2010

    Long-term care – legal and financial concerns Taking sound legal and financial advice is vital when it comes to...

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  • Families

    April 28, 2010

    Help for families – advice about care When someone goes into a care home it can be a very...

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  • Care fees

    April 28, 2010

    If you’re paying care home fees (or paying for full-time care at home) and you have health needs, you...

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