Making the leap: Employing a carer

This week we are continuing our focus on care- following on from our previous post regarding Direct Payments and the financial and administrative responsibilities that accompany them.   So now that you’ve settled for Direct Payments, where do you go from here? We feel it’s appropriate to take a look at the preparations one might […]

Choosing care: A brief guide to Direct Payments

We are incredibly fortunate to live in a country wherein healthcare is highly accessible, often at little or no upfront cost. But as needs become more specific, taking care into your own hands can allow more flexibility in choosing the specific kind of service required, and that’s where Direct Payments may be suitable for you […]

New Beginnings: Advice on picking the best care home for a relative.

Choosing a care home for a family member can be an intimidating and complex process- fraught with emotional and logistical complexities.   Often, the decision to find a them permanent residential care is informed by a culmination of events that indicate worsening health and the need for ongoing, round-the-clock care. It is a decision that must be […]