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MAKING LIFE EASIER FOR CARERS: Oxon / Bucks & beyond

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

24. Finding home care support for elders — January 30, 2019

24. Finding home care support for elders

Could home care be an option? 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 may help guide you (spoiler alert – don’t wait for a catastrophe).

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19. The Bucks Dementia Conference Sept 2018 — October 6, 2018

19. The 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 so, last Friday, joined the gentle throng at The Gateway, Aylesbury.

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13. The free care available from the NHS — April 30, 2018

13. The free 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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8. Genning up on awesome mobility equipment — January 31, 2018

8. Genning up on awesome mobility equipment

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

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