At Cheshire Later Life Hub we want to provide you with various advice and tips from our trusted professionals. 

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Mobility Products

Ranging from household adaptations to mobility scooters and stairlifts.

Financial Advice

Offering clients over the age of 50 advice and guidance on a range of later life lending options.

Care at Home

Support from Care Assistants in your own home able to help with daily living tasks such as personal care, meals, companionship, medication.

Legal Advice

Advice on financial and property affairs, along with health and care; navigating issues regarding care home fees, Will preparation and trust and estate administration.

Carer & Family Support

Independent social care advice for anyone who is unsure of where or how to source appropriate care for a loved one.

Independent Carers

Providing a framework of support and guidance to care seekers so that they can access self-employed carers safely.

Single Vs Dual Motor Riser Recliner Chairs

Single Vs Dual Motor Riser Recliner Chairs

Families looking for mobility riser recliner chairs for elderly relatives are often faced with several decisions. There's a lot to choose from when it comes to choosing a riser recliner chair that's right for you, and it can all feel quite confusing. To help you make...

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How much does it cost to run a Stairlift?

How much does it cost to run a Stairlift?

With energy prices around the country increasingly rising, it's natural for people to be concerned about how much their energy usage and cost are going to impact their overall bills. To put your mind at ease, we have answered some of the most common questions recently...

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How to Look After Your Mobility Scooter Batteries

How to Look After Your Mobility Scooter Batteries

Mobility scooter batteries deliver the power that drives your scooter. Don’t get disappointed if the battery is discharged after a short period though. This doesn’t necessarily mean the quality of the battery is poor. Rather, it could be due to not looking after your...

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Benefits of using an Independent Carer

Benefits of using an Independent Carer

The client can take on the responsibility and be in control of the care provided You and your carer can work together to assess your care needs without the need for third party interventionThe carer holds their own insurance cover The carer has responsibility to...

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Interviewing a Carer

Interviewing a Carer

Interviewing a Carer – Example Questions The Role Explain your role as a carer Experience Tell me about your experience as a carer. What experience have you got? Training and qualifications What training and qualifications do you have? How relevant are they to ……..?...

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Reducing the risk of Dementia

Reducing the risk of Dementia

It is reported that around 50 million people around the world are living with Dementia, and with 10 million news cases reported each year, its growing at an alarming rate. Dementia can affect anyone and doesn’t discriminate against the elderly or the young and...

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Tips to a healthier lifestyle

Tips to a healthier lifestyle

How can we live to be 100 and be happy? Unfortunately, I don’t have the answer to that or else I’d be a very rich woman indeed! I suspect we all know the secret to living longer. The NHS is keen to give us guidance on this; eat well and drink in moderation, move more...

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How to look after yourself as a carer

How to look after yourself as a carer

Being a carer of a loved one can be challenging at times both physically and mentally. It can be extremely difficult for not just the person who is ill but also those responsible for their care. It is essential that you are taking care of your own mental health in...

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Guide to Purchasing a Riser Recliner Chair

Guide to Purchasing a Riser Recliner Chair

If you are living with mobility problems and find that you are sitting down for long periods whilst at home, a Riser Recliner Chair could help you.Do you understand the different types? Riser Recliners are separated into 2 main mechanical categories, single motor and...

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How Live In Care reunited one man and his dog

How Live In Care reunited one man and his dog

“It’s about my Dad, Peter. He’s had a fall, spent a few days in hospital and is now in a care home”…. “They’re ok in there, but it isn’t home and he’s sad. Most of all he misses his pet dog, Gigi.” I was brought up in dog-owning household. We had black Labradors –...

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Do you need help with incontinence?

Do you need help with incontinence?

As many as 1 in 3 women and 1 in 7 men will experience some form of incontinence at some stage in their lives. There really isn’t any reason to be embarrassed about it, as often it cannot be helped but if you are having problems you are not alone as we probably all...

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