Pet-friendly home care

Pet-friendly home care There are so many benefits to having a pet. For ageing adults who may live alone, having a pet companion is a great way to combat loneliness, provide comfort and even reduce symptoms of depression. In this blog post, we explore the emotional and physical benefits of having a pet and describe…

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Training to become a carer

Training to become a carer If you’re interested in care jobs in Manchester or the surrounding area, then this blog post is for you. While you don’t necessarily need any specific training, background or work experience to succeed as a carer, there are some characteristics all carers share.   If you are interested in a career…

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How does supported living work?

How does supported living work? Could your family benefit from supported living in Manchester? Designed to empower those with learning disabilities or mental health conditions to live independent lives, it makes a great alternative to living in a care home or receiving full-time care from a family member. Read on to learn more about the…

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Home care helps people living with dementia

Home care helps people living with dementia Dementia is a condition that causes abnormal changes in the brain. This can lead to cognitive impairment, memory loss and problems communicating or performing everyday tasks. While people living with dementia often prefer to remain in the familiarity and comfort of their own home, dementia can make it…

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What does dementia care involve?

What does dementia care involve?

What does dementia care involve? Navigating the dementia journey is difficult for everyone involved. ‘Dementia’ is the umbrella term used to describe a number of diseases which affect the brain and can result in cognitive impairment, loss of memory, problems with communication and difficulty performing everyday activities. Dementia poses many challenges, not only for the…

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How much does home care cost?

How much does home care cost? Are you or your loved one considering home care in Manchester or the surrounding area? Designed to support a person’s independence, home care provides personalised care in the comfort of one’s own home. But how much does home care cost and is financial support available? In this blog, we…

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Considering a career in care

Care Jobs in Manchester

Considering a career in care Are you considering a career in care but aren’t sure what to expect or where to begin? Working in care can be a challenging but rewarding experience. Regardless of background or age, the care industry is always looking for more compassionate people to help make a difference in the lives…

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Homecare Vs residential care: What’s the difference?

Home Care in Manchester and the North West

Homecare vs residential care: What’s the difference? Are you considering whether home care or residential care is best for your loved one? While both options provide care, there are some key differences between the services. In this blog post, we explore what sets residential care and home care in Manchester and the North West apart.…

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The Care Act and your right to choose

client with cup of tea

The Care Act and Your Right to Choose  Choosing a care provider to look after you or your loved one is a big decision, one that requires time and research. We believe that receiving quality care is vital, but unfortunately, many people put up with inadequate care and simply accept what they are given. What…

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Understanding Carer’s allowance and direct payments

Resident and family member

Understanding Carer’s allowance and direct payments  If you or your loved one is receiving or providing home care in Manchester or the surrounding area, there are a few important things you need to know. Unfortunately, when it comes to care, many people simply accept what they are given and don’t fully understand the rights they…

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