Older persons care is something many us will have to face in our lifetime, whether it be receiving care yourself or helping an elderly person. Because of this it is essential you are prepared and well informed in order to choose the right type of care.
By selecting your local area to the right of this page you will be able to download our helpful and informative Older Persons Care Guide . The guide is currently distributed through GP Practices to anybody who seeks information on older persons care.
As well as being able to download the guide you will also find details of local services that are able to offer assistance such as:
Home Help Organisations- Can help with anything from Shopping and organising finances to dressing, bathing and 24 hour care.
Care Homes – Quality professional run care homes are a great choice for many older people, all your needs can be catered for around the clock in a warm and welcoming environment
Community Alarm Providers- Community alarms can be installed into the home and are activated in an emergency such as a trip or fall to signal for help.
Meals on Wheels- To provide pre-prepared meals to your doorstep to take care of the stresses of cooking.
Solicitors- To help with legal matters such as wills and tax planning, the sale of your property, lasting power of attorney.
Coping with the weather
Care in your own home
Retirement housing and sheltered housing
Finding a care home
Legal and financial matters for the elderly
The Cinammon Trust
Advice & Information for the elderly