With autumn here and winter creeping ever so closer, there is certainly a nip in the air. With this weather comes certain obstacles, especially for elderly people. As a younger person, there are plenty of things you can do to make these chilly seasons a lot more enjoyable for them. Avoiding Slips and Falls The … Continue reading “Keeping older people warm in winter”
Many people think their NOK is their nearest relative but this is not the case. Read why in my latest blog post
Incontinence affects some older people (although it is not an inevitable part of ageing) If someone you know is challenged by continence, try these tips from Harman Direct will be helpful.
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”
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”
This guest post provides information about activities, games and excercises that provide stimulation for people living with dementia
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”
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”