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Planning End of Life Care

As its Dying Matters Awareness Week I would like to talk to you about the importance of getting your elderly loved ones to make plans for their end of life care. I have seen what happens when people don’t plan for having an accident, a stroke or an illness such as dementia, which leaves them … Continue reading “Planning End of Life Care”

7 tips for planning a Care Needs Assessment

In my previous blog, How To Avoid Negligence Claims – Working With Elderly Clients I outlined ten important questions to ensure practice is sound and person-centred and said that I would explore each one separately. My first considers care needs assessment for older people. Local authorities must undertake an assessment for any adult with an … Continue reading “7 tips for planning a Care Needs Assessment”

Stimulation for people with dementia

This guest post provides information about activities, games and excercises that provide stimulation for people living with dementia

Avoid negligence claims with elderly clients

All legal professionals working with elderly clients want to avoid negligence claims when working with elderly clients. Unfortunately we live in an increasingly litigious society and attorneys and professional deputies are coming under increasing scrutiny. The number of elderly clients is also likely to increase as we have an ageing population in the UK. There … Continue reading “Avoid negligence claims with elderly clients”

Finding a Care Home For Barbara

We are often asked which the ‘good care homes are?’ in a specific geographical area. We cannot answer this as everyone has unique needs, preferences and expectations. Finding the right care home for someone takes time, expertise and the ability to see things from the person’s perspective. Relative Matters were asked to assist with a … Continue reading “Finding a Care Home For Barbara”