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Arranging for a Carer's Assessment
Arranging for a Carer's Assessment
An article that describes what is involved in arranging a carer’s assessment, what information should be prepared in advance for the assessment and what it involves.…...
Arranging For A Community Care Assessment
Arranging For A Community Care Assessment
The article defines what a care assessment is, how it is arranged and the establishment of a care plan. It describes how to prepare for the care assessment, lists what…...
Discussing a Loved One's Needs With Others
Discussing a Loved One's Needs With Others
For many carers discussing a loved one’s needs with others is a very hard step to take. Respecting your loved one, presenting the facts, asking for what you need and…...
Emergency Care Cover
Emergency Care Cover
The feature explains why it is important for carers to have an emergency plan in place for their loved one should a crisis arise and how to find out if a local carers’…...
How To Get Help as a Carer
How To Get Help as a Carer
The feature explains that caring for someone else full-time and without help is an impossible task that will evenutally make the carer ill. Alternative outside sources…...
Questionnaire: Are You Getting Enough Support as a Carer?
Questionnaire: Are You Getting Enough Support as a Carer?
Feeling supported is of the utmost importance to carers who take on responsibilities for other people. Reflecting on your support systems and how you feel in your role…...
Respite Care
Respite Care
An article describing what is involved in respite care, how it is arranged and the variety of respite care schemes available. It also explains how important it is for…...
The Importance of a Care Assessment
The Importance of a Care Assessment
An articles describing who is eligible to request a care assessment and its importance to the carer. It explains what is involved in the assessment and what services…...
What are Care Providers
What are Care Providers
An article that defines what a care provider is and lists different organisations that provide care. It then explains what services and care should be available from…...
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