Falling In The Shower

Falling In The Shower

Falling In The Shower Falling in the bathroom is a very realistic scenario that we could experience later on in our adult lives. It can be a scary and potentially dangerous situation, as slipping on a wet surface or losing our balance are the main causes. By the end...
Caring for those living with dementia.

Caring for those living with dementia.

When caring for those living with dementia, many factors need to be considered. This story explores how one couple overcame the challenges of the husband’s increasing forgetfulness and physical problems associated with Alzheimer’s disease, and with their...
PAYING FOR THE RISING COST OF CARE

PAYING FOR THE RISING COST OF CARE

According to Age UK, the current average cost of staying in a residential care home is around £800 to £1,078 a week. These costs are average figures and can vary depending on the type of care provided and the location of the residential care home. It is estimated that...
A Co-Ordinated Approach to Care

A Co-Ordinated Approach to Care

The provision of care in the UK is in need of a co-ordinated approach. This article looks at the challenges faced by the NHS when it comes to elderly care and hospital discharge; social services in supporting vulnerable older people; and families seeking care at a...
How to Manage Incontinence at Night?

How to Manage Incontinence at Night?

  How To Manage Incontinence At Night? Whatever time of the day you are dealing with incontinence, can seem like an uphill battle. However, struggling with incontinence during the night can seem impossible to manage as it disrupts your sleep and lifestyle....
Alzheimer’s Awareness

Alzheimer’s Awareness

  Alzheimer’s Awareness We can all be forgetful sometimes, like when you go into a room and forget the reason you entered, or when you forget items on your shopping list or misplace your keys. Forgetfulness is something we all contend with no matter our age, but...