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.

Finding home care support for elders — January 30, 2019

Finding home care support for elders

Could home care be an option for your elder? When should you start looking for extra help with care at home?  How might you broach the subject? Can your elder afford it? Where do you find good carers and what preparation do you need to do?  It feels like a big responsibility and can be overwhelming.  Our experience will help guide you too.

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Bucks Dementia Conference Sept 2018 — October 6, 2018

Bucks Dementia Conference Sept 2018

Been to a Dementia Conference recently? Ever?  Me neither.  So of course I accepted the invitation from Carers Bucks and last Friday, joined the gentle throng at The Gateway, Aylesbury.

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Free health care available from the NHS — April 30, 2018

Free health care available from the NHS

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The gateway to older adult social support varies across the UK from local authority to local authority (LA).  The GP is the gateway to all health services, whatever your LA.  Find out how to get the most from your GP in this post.

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Mobility aids – gen up here — January 31, 2018

Mobility aids – gen up here

Knowing about mobility aids and where to get them helps older adults maintain independence, dignity, activity and wellbeing longer AND protects their carers from strain or injury.  I reveal the mobility aids we’ve valued over the years and how to access it.

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