Latest News on Visiting Care Homes This Christmas

As with all things in 2020, visiting your family in a care home this Christmas, will be quite different. As care homes are already typically under-staffed and under-funded, the additional workload associated with care home visits, at Christmas, will put even more strain on these facilities. All visitors will need to mindful of the additional …

Charities for the Elderly

Christmas can be especially hard for many elderly as it can be very isolating. There are several amazing charities that try to help the elderly throughout the year and especially during the holiday season. This year has been hard and isolating for everyone, but for older people this year has been especially difficult. Some of …

Great Gifts for Family Members in a Care Home

This year has been much more difficult for those who need to live in a Care Home as they have not been able to receive visitors as normal and the world in general has been a much crazier place. One way you can let your family member know that they are not forgotten is by …

Benefits of Nurses Working in Care Homes

Among nurses it is typically not a popular option to go and work in a care home as it pays less than the NHS. Due to this and the unwarranted negative views of working in care homes, they are usually in a great need for nurses. Working in a care home can have some seldom …

The Cost of a Care Home

The cost of a care home is very expensive. In the UK you can expect to pay on average around £31,200 a year in residential care costs, rising to over £43,732 a year if nursing care is necessary. The cost of residential care can vary considerably by location and depends on whether you also require nursing …