Category Archives: Care in Your Own Home

Choosing Your Own Carer

When deciding on care, remember that there are other options besides using a domiciliary care agency. You can choose to employ your own carer or personal assistant, which means you are then responsible for spending the time researching and deciding on who to employ. You’re also responsible for getting the correct employment documents, including references,… read full article

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Independence In Your Home

Many people want to stay in their own homes for as long as possible, preferring the comfort of familiar surroundings. But when health and mobility decline, sometimes a safer environment is needed to prevent accidents, and to make day to day living in the home more safe and secure. My Care My Home can give… read full article

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Have a few questions? My Care My Home can help –

Making the decision to go into care can be a daunting topic, and it’s one many people will experience. Whether it’s a family member, friend or even yourself that are making choices surrounding care, there are numerous aspects that have to be taken into consideration when making this life changing decision. If you’re involved in… read full article

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Care in your own home

Deciding that you need care is a major life decision, which is why it’s important to consider whether having care in your own home is a suitable choice for you. Domiciliary care involves a carer attending and visiting your home, whether this be your current home or care apartment. These carers can aid you in… read full article

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Delays in discharge cost ‘NHS £100m’

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Delays in discharging patients are costing the NHS £100m each year according to new recent reports from BBC’s Panorama documentary. Elderly patients are not being discharged efficiently due to the fact that social care hasn’t been arranged for them upon their release. This therefore costs the NHS £100m each year to tend and care for… read full article

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Increase in Search for Care Homes after Christmas

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Research has shown that there is a 40% increase in numbers of elderly people being put into care homes following the Christmas period. Reasons for this surge may be related to family members who are not in regular contact with elderly relatives realising the extent of their needs and infirmity while spending time with them… read full article

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Are ‘Carebots’ the Future of Elderly Care?

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The prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, has allocated 2.39bn yen (£14.3m) into the development of robotic technology that will help to care for elderly citizens. The elderly population is rising rapidly as life-expectancy increases, and care providers and government healthcare provisions are searching for ways to improve the quality of care made available to… read full article

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Elderly Care in Your Own Home

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Domiciliary care, or care in your own home, is a popular choice for many elderly people who are looking for a care option that will allow them to remain in their home while being cared for by visiting care staff. Your eligibility for home care depends on your financial situation and your care needs, which… read full article

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Finding the Right Elderly Care Routine

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Routine is an important part of anyone’s life, but finding the right routine can be essential for elderly people living in care homes or receiving domiciliary care (in their own home) to feel comfortable and independent. The transition to receiving professional care as an older person can be challenging, emotional, and sometimes confusing. If your… read full article

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Advice on Staying Safe at Home for Elderly and Vulnerable People

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Safety and peace of mind are especially important for elderly and vulnerable people staying in their own home, especially when they live alone. If you or a loved one is planning on staying at home to receive domiciliary care then it’s essential to make sure that you implement some basic safety measures to prevent crime… read full article

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