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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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Changes to Adult Care Expenditure in Herefordshire

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Herefordshire Council’s plans for reducing adult social care expenditure include adjusting the price paid to residential and nursing home providers to save £467,000 per year. The proposal would come into effect from the 1st of January 2014 and simplifies the price banding for social care for older people in Herefordshire to two rates: one for… read full article

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Assisted Living Schemes and Residential Care

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If you are in need of support for daily activities but are not able to stay in your own home, you may prefer to choose an assisted living scheme or an extra care apartment. This simply means that you move to a community or facility that provides nursing care while allowing you to maintain your… read full article

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Fire at Ross-on-Wye Residential Care Home

Four fire engines were sent to Lawfords House residential care home in Walford Road, Ross-on-Wye at 4am this morning after reports of a fire in a first floor bedroom. Firefighters spent an hour tackling the blaze and eleven people were evacuated from the building. Three residents have been treated for smoke inhalation with two requiring… read full article

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