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, …

Care Equipment – Things you Need in Disabled Residence

There are a lot of things which are very difficult to accomplish when you are disabled, whether that is by old age or some other means. Sometimes people in this situation need part-time or even full-time care workers to help them to live as independently as possible, but not always. Thanks to a number of …

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 …

Care Homes for the Elderly

In the modern era, people generally go through stages in their life. During later life, it typically goes; sell you house, then buy an apartment in a retirement home or elderly care facility. The knowledge that this is what you’re going to have to do once you reach a certain age is off-putting for many …

Understanding Supported Living

‘Supported living’ essentially means separate personal care or support, so it’s support that doesn’t occur in a care home. Many elderly people like the comfort of their own home, and today you can get personal care arranged separately, and this could include ‘meals on wheels’, security, home adaptations, mobility equipment and an emergency call centre. …