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The secret to a good dementia care plan P2

Do you worry when visiting your loved one at the care home whether your views, as attorney on the dementia care plans is good enough? I can see you nodding your head. You are not alone. Every attorney has doubts about his or her supervision of their loved one in a care home. The person with dementia no [...]

By | February 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The secret to you approving a dementia care plan P1

Do you worry when visiting your loved one at the care home whether your views, as attorney on the dementia care plans is good enough? I can see you nodding your head. You are not alone. Every attorney has doubts about his or her supervision of their loved one in a care home. The person with dementia no [...]

By | February 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Dementia Networking Event in 14 Days

You are invited https://www.greenvelope.com/event/21-JanuaryDementiaNetworking

By | February 5th, 2015|News|0 Comments

New Care Support Guidelines Issued Under The Care Act 2014

Everyone should be interested in the Care Act 2014 because by now, we may all know someone who tells us how hard it is when a care package is needed or to be a main carer. Many of us will need skilled care in the future. The Government reports the most significant care reform changes [...]

By | December 17th, 2014|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | November 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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