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July 24, 2017
Nursing Home Care

Who Qualifies for Nursing Home Care?

Who Qualifies for Nursing Home Care?  Understanding elderly care, and what you or your family member needs, is essential to choosing the right nursing home care, and indeed the right home. Nursing home services vary, and you need a clear understanding of what you qualify for.   Different Types of Nursing Home Care There are generally three different types of nursing home care in the UK: residential care; nursing care; and specialised nursing care (such as dementia). If you intend to solely self-fund your care then you can choose whichever level of care you feel is appropriate. If you are seeking financial care support from the state, you will need to identify what nursing home services you qualify for. Some […]
July 24, 2017
Time For A Nursing Home?

When is it Time for a Nursing Home?

When is it Time for a Nursing Home? Putting your loved one in a home is a difficult decision. We look at when and how that decision can be beneficial for your family. The question of when to put an elderly parent in a nursing home is often associated with feelings of guilt, shame, fear, and worry. You won’t be alone if this is one of the most daunting decisions you’ve ever made. Knowing when is the right time to consider moving into a nursing home is a highly individual conundrum, but there are some common elements to consider.   Facing Fears Unfortunately, due to shocking news stories, when we first consider the future of our loved ones and organising […]
July 24, 2017
Cost Of A Nursing Home In Devon

How Much Does a Great Nursing Home Cost in Devon?

How Much Does a Great Nursing Home Cost in Devon? The cost of nursing homes, across the UK and Devon varies based on location, quality of accommodation, and care. We consider how to get the most from your budget for your loved one. The cost of a good nursing home is affected my numerous variables. However, the average cost of a care home with nursing provision, in the South West, is £183,500 for four years. This is more expensive than the national average of £726 per week in 2016, but is certainly not the most expensive in the country. This article will consider the cost of a good nursing home in Devon, and briefly how you can meet these costs. […]