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What does a care home manager do?

Care home managers have a lot of weight on their shoulders; they’re responsible for managing the building, the level of care, the residents, the staff and budgets too. Making sure the level of care is good is one thing, but then the other responsibilities such as managing the building, the food supplies and the happiness …

Choosing a care home that’s right for you

Going into a care home is a major commitment, and it can completely change your life, so you need to pick your options wisely. Care homes obviously include many benefits. You’ll build relationships with similar people, have meals provided, be we well looked-after and have fewer worries. That said, the cost of care is pricey, …

Does society care enough about the elderly?

There are always horrible stories in the news about care homes being vandalised by youths, while we often read about situations where care workers have been treating the elderly poorly. More should be done to combat these issues because nothing seems to change. Many elderly people have worked and contributed massively to society throughout the course …

Moving to a Retirement Residence

When you move to a retirement residence, you’re going to be living a completely different life. Most retirement homes have an apartment style rooms and a range of communal areas, so there’s a lot of socialising, but of course you get a certain degree of privacy too. You do have to make some adjustments though, …

Inspecting a Care Home

Sometimes there’s no better place than a care home for a mother, father or grandparent. In a nursing home, you’re often guaranteed skilled nurses, care facilities and the clean accommodation. That said, not every care home is up to scratch, and it’s important that you and your parent/grandparent visit various care homes before you decide …