Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Legal and Financial Aspects

Creating, Registering and Using a Lasting Power of Attorney, the three stages to being an Attorney. The LPA is legal document which allows the applicant whilst they have mental capacity to create the legal document to appoint someone they know and trust to make decisions about their health, welfare, money or property if they [...]

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Short term recovery from illness

Short term recovery from illness The following supported options are available, depending on your individual circumstances and preferences: Community Rehabilitation: these services are designed to help you be more independent and remain in your family home or other location home as long as possible. Inpatient Rehabilitation: these are units that provide treatment and support for [...]

By | November 11th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting help for dementia patients UK

If a family member needs help with dementia care, or you suspect that they might have symptoms of dementia and need to understand differences between Alzheimer's dementia or other types of dementia symptoms, there are a number of services available to support you: • Getting diagnosed: getting a proper diagnosis taking into account symptoms of dementia is vital and [...]

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Getting help for unpaid carers

There are a number of options available to support unpaid carers and allow them some ‘time off’ as follows: • Replacement care: this replaces the care that a carer would normally provide. This can be arranged by requesting a ‘break assessment’ alongside the person being cared for being assessed. • Respite care: after a ‘carers [...]

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Living at home with dementia

Where possible, the best option for a person with dementia is often to continue living at home. Some of the support that is available to help them includes: • Equipment to support in the home: a visit to an assessment centres or a visit from an occupational therapist will help to determine the support needed [...]

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Sheltered and extra care housing

There are a number of options to get the extra support for people who choose to live independently • Extra care housing: this provides dementia sufferers with self-contained flats designed to meet their needs. These facilities often include shared services a scheme manager and fully trained care staff on site or on call; with 24 [...]

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