July 16, 2021

The Best UK Holidays for Elderly Parents

  Choosing family holidays with elderly parents is a way to unite the generations and create wonderful memories for all to share. However, holidays for elderly parents need a little more thought and care to select a destination that will be both enjoyable and accessible. Holidays give everyone a fabulous […]
July 16, 2021

Funding Care: Savings Threshold for Care Home Fees Explained

Paying for care home fees can be worrying. It’s made quite bewildering by the different rules and terminology around available financial support. Here we help you understand your financial options, specifically with explanation of the savings threshold for care home fees, and help you understand what help may be available […]
July 9, 2021

What are CQC Reports and What Can They Tell You about a Care Home?

If you’re searching for a residential care home or nursing home for you loved one, it’s vital that you are reassured that they will provide a high standard of care. CQC reports can give you some of that peace of mind. A care home is inspected and rated by the […]
July 9, 2021

The Positive Impact of Dementia Dolls and Doll Therapy

Life-like dolls which resemble human babies, or soft cuddly toy animals, when given to those with dementia with the aim of achieving therapeutic effects, are broadly known as dementia dolls. Dementia dolls have been shown to be hugely beneficial to those with dementia, most notably in the later stages, and […]
June 14, 2021

When Should Someone With Dementia Go Into a Care Home?

It’s a tough question, loaded with emotion, heartbreak and loss, but at some point you’ll probably find yourself wondering ‘when should someone with dementia go into a care home?’ Dementia is progressive. But it’s not always predictable. What is predictable is that, unfortunately, as time goes on you can expect […]
June 14, 2021
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Am I Legally Responsible for My Elderly Parent?

Am I legally responsible for my elderly parent?   A lot of the information that will bombard you, as you wonder ‘Am I legally responsible for my elderly parent’ won’t actually be relevant. Much of the information out there covers the fact this is different from state to state in […]
June 8, 2021

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May 21, 2021

What is Respite Care? Exploring Options for Elderly Loved Ones

What is Respite Care? Exploring Options for Elderly Loved Ones Respite care is a short-term, temporary break from caring for a loved one. It’s a service that we offer here, at Eastleigh, in our residential homes, when space allows. The goal is to give you a vital break. What is […]