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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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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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The National Children & Adult Services Conference and Exhibition 2013

The National Children & Adults Services Conference and Exhibition 2013 will be running between the 16th and 18th of October in Harrogate, so come and visit My Care My Home’s stand to find out more about care services and choices for elderly people in the UK. The conference will be held at the Harrogate International… read full article

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Neighbourhood Watch Scheme to Provide Elderly Care at Home

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In response to shrinking care budgets, social care minister Norman Lamb has outlined a new scheme that encourages communities to create voluntary neighbourhood watch groups in order to support and care for elderly people in their own homes. Lamb is already facing criticism for the proposal, as council funding for care services is reduced and… read full article

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Protecting the Elderly from Crime in the Home

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For elderly people living in their own homes, crime can be a concern, especially when they are living alone or do not receive round-the-clock care. There are several ways to make an elderly person’s house more secure and minimise the risk of crime which will also help the individual to feel safer and more confident… read full article

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Why Independence is an Important Part of Elderly Care

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Anyone receiving care and support will value independence highly, as it brings with it dignity, control, self-esteem, and fulfilment. When caring for an elderly person, whether at home or in a care facility such as an assisted living apartment or nursing home, independence is key to ensuring happiness and quality of life. When independence is… read full article

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Is domiciliary care the right option for you?

Domiciliary Care in your Own Home

Domiciliary care is a popular option for individuals needing assistance with daily activities or those with ┬álimited mobility. A domiciliary care provider offers one-to-one care according to each person’s particular needs, whether they need help dressing and washing, getting out of the house and shopping, or cooking and cleaning. In-home care is an attractive choice… read full article

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