A Care Plan is important and helpful when you start having to explain to others how best to support your elder. If other family members offer help while you’re elsewhere *yay*, it saves you having to explain over again what to do. The care plan also expresses the current preferences of the person needing extra care.
It’s very important to engage social care services early on. I explain here how you do it and what to expect. Warning – this post is long, but it’s important (and it’s shorter than the ‘official’ bumpf). I’ll explain how it works in Bucks so double check for your county. In the meantime take a tea break and curl up on a sofa with this for 10 mins.