October 8, 2019

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend Oktoberfest in Munich with the German-side of my family. What an adventure it was, in more ways than one. I had anticipated volumes of beer, singing, dancing, many laughs and a headache for sure, but I hadn’t envisaged seeing and experiencing one of the most wonderful examples of care in the community I have seen.

Our travels took us to Adelshofen, in the outskirts of Munich (Bavaria) and to the home of my sisters-i...

September 30, 2019

What is Parkinson's disease? Parkinson's disease is a medical condition which causes parts of the brain to become progressively damaged over many years. Learn more about Parkinson's.

September 24, 2019

Research into dementia is progressing daily and although there is no concrete evidence on how to prevent dementia, there is enough evidence to show that living a healthy lifestyle and making better choices for your health can reduce the risk of developing dementia.

Dementia Risk Factors

Some dementia risk factors simply cannot be eliminated and are out of our control - these are:

- Age. Dementia is more likely to affect the elderly, although this is not an ine...

September 18, 2019

Live-in care can make a real difference to people living with dementia by helping them live an independent life in the comfort of their own home.

September 5, 2019

Live-in care can provide vital support and comfort in familiar surroundings for people living with dementia. Moving to a care home can be a traumatic experience for the person, and a stressful event for the whole family - which is why more people than ever are choosing live-in care as a care option for their relatives.

We match the perfect carers with their perfect clients - our self-employed live-in carers are trained and vetted to the highest standards to...

September 5, 2019

Are you currently looking after your elderly parents at home? You're not alone.  According to the most recent figures from Carers UK, there are 6.5 million people in the UK who are carers. Most of these people, approximately 40% of them, care for a parent or a parent-in-law, with 4% caring for a grandparent and 7% for another relative. And while younger carers tend to look after someone living in their household, those aged 45 and 64 are much more like...

August 14, 2019

Are you an experience hourly carer? Or are you thinking of changing your career to care? Either way you may have noticed there isn't a shortage of care jobs available in the UK, however it is important to have a job you enjoy and one that gives you job satisfaction. We wanted to talk to you about hourly care jobs vs live in care jobs. Quite often with hourly care roles you are restricted to a small amount of time where you could struggle to complete al...

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