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MAKING LIFE EASIER FOR CARERS: Oxon / Bucks & beyond

For critical support, time and money-finding tips. Positive practical help for those who care for an elder.

Writing your carer emergency plan (copy mine) — March 15, 2020

Writing your carer emergency plan (copy mine)

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Covid-19 advice means I’ll need to self isolate if I get symptoms, so it’s time to write that carer emergency plan I’ve meaning to get around to. If, like me, you’d need to let other people know what to do if you were suddenly unable to care for your elder, read on.  There’s a downloadable document you can use too, that saves you reinventing the wheel.

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Hospital admission, 22 tips for carers — January 21, 2020

Hospital admission, 22 tips for carers

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Marj had a fall at the end of last year and needed to go to hospital. It reminded me of the extra support we need to give elders at such a distressing time. Our loved ones need extra reassurance if they live with dementia too. Here are my tips…

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Financial support for elders and carers — November 28, 2017

Financial support for elders and carers

I know that you’ll have a full and busy life.  I also realise that your own financial admin fills enough of your time, let alone taking on anyone else’s.  Stay with me. This post will unlock extra money for your elder and you, even if it does sound dull as ditch water.

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