January 9, 2018

What preparation is required for your move to a care home?

What Preparation Is Required For Your Move To A Care Home? It can be a trying time for all involved when a loved one finds themselves moving into a care home. Confusion, disorientation and isolation can easily take hold, especially among those contending with a mental affliction such as dementia. […]
December 19, 2017

Why should you consider assisted living for your loved one?

Why Should You Consider Assisted Living For Your Loved One? Daily chores can become increasingly difficult as the years creep up on us. Some of the routines we take for granted such as cooking, cleaning and even getting dressed can seem like mountainous tasks. Just because peeling potatoes or reaching […]
December 15, 2017

How many types of dementia are there?

How many types of dementia are there? The word ‘dementia’ is really just a blanket term covering a range of illnesses which can affect brain functions such as memory, thinking, language, and even mood and behaviour. Often accompanied by depression, symptoms depend on the type of dementia the sufferer has, […]
November 28, 2017

Why is specialist dementia treatment more effective?

Why Is Specialist Dementia Treatment More Effective? If you have been caring for an elderly relative with dementia then you will be painfully aware of how challenging it can be. One moment they are familiar and compassionate people, the next they can seem alien and aggressive. Even when they are […]
November 28, 2017

What are the Best Types of Indoor Activities for Seniors?

We can go to great lengths to ensure our elderly loved ones receive the very best care they need. Heaps of research can be undertaken in selecting the most appropriate home, special attention heeded upon their comfort needs and even exceptional dietary requirements taken into consideration. Then, after devoting all that effort to their wellbeing, why would we want to just sit them in front of a TV and let them mentally deteriorate as the result of a passive, sedentary life?
October 19, 2017

What is the Most Suitable Clothing for Your Relative in a Nursing Home?

What is the Most Suitable Clothing for Your Relative in a Nursing Home? Once the arrangements are made, and plans are underway to move your relative in to a nursing home, your mind can turn to packing. One of the most frequent questions we get at this stage is ‘what […]
October 11, 2017

How to Find a Care Home near You in Devon or Somerset

How to Find a Care Home near You in Devon or Somerset When it comes to how to find a care home, the prospect can be daunting. Yet when you find a care home which suits the needs, and desires, of your loved one the relief is huge. You should […]
September 21, 2017

Nursing Home or Residential Home – Which is Best?

Nursing Home or Residential Home – Which is Best? Considering a residential home for your loved one can be a bewildering prospect at best. You’ll be facing a range of options and it’s difficult to know what’s what, and where to start. The biggest of the hurdles you’ll face as […]