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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.

9. Capturing a life’s story — February 14, 2018

9. Capturing a life’s story

I’d like to highlight what I think is one of the most important parts of a ‘care plan’. The bit that attempts to convey a little of the life history, passions, interests and preferences of the person being cared for. That way helpers don’t just see an ‘old person’, they see an individual.

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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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7. Moving in together (and other decisions) – the importance of choice — January 22, 2018

7. Moving in together (and other decisions) – the importance of choice

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Home sweet home

Perhaps your older friend/parent/parents have started needing a bit more support.  Perhaps you’re nearby so you can pop in from time to time.  What happens when it’s clear that ‘popping in’ is no longer enough?

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