Support worker available

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Companion/P.A/Home Help available Do you have a relative who is struggling to get out , perhaps they have lost their confidence.and needs assistance to get to appointments. Or are they just lonely would like to see a friendly face for chats and companionship. Do they need the support of someone to join groups for the socially isolated. There are many … Read More

Dementia and pets – the benefits

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Keep Your Pets Close: How Animals Help Dementia Super carers article Pets can help to stabilise our blood pressure, reduce stress and feelings of loneliness, and even improve our overall physical and emotional wellbeing. Find out how pets can help those living with dementia. When someone is diagnosed with dementia, it is often assumed that keeping their beloved pet is … Read More

Dementia – after the diagnosis

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Are you a carer? Do you know how to access services to help you care. If you have concerns about Memory Loss and changed behaviour in your loved one you can get a referral from  your GP to a memory clinic. You might also want to access the Alzheimers Society support line to see what services are available locally. There are … Read More

Moving House Planner advice on emergency planning for carers

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Carers have a lot to cope with and sometimes an emergency contingency plan gets forgotten. Quite often the extended family of the cared for person  are not registered at docter’s surgeries as carers.   The Emergency Planning Service is for carers living in the Bradford District. It runs in conjunction with the Safe and Sound pendant. Carers  need to register … Read More

Carers Rights Day Bradford City Hall on the 24th November 2017

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The event on the 24th of November 2017 held by the Carer’s Resource will have workshops, question and answer  sessions and explore the important issues for carers. Topics will include the Care Act 2014  which details the process for accessing help and helps carers access support for themselves to allow them to care for their loved one. Carers are entitled to … Read More

Moving House Planner – working at a Bradford care home to improve CQC status home to improve its

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This week completing a Mock Inspection project at a Bradford Care home . This project is to ensure that when the Care Quality Commission return then the assessment will be improved.  Many small care homes do not have a separate audit team and struggle with improving their rating. Much of the work I do to improve a CQC rating is about … Read More

Dementia week- 14 – 20 May 2017

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Dementia Awareness Week This Dementia Awareness Week, 14-20 May, Alzheimer’s Society is asking everyone across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to unite against dementia. Dementia is set to be the 21st century’s biggest killer. But awareness and understanding remains low and many families are facing it alone. That’s why, during the Week, we want everyone to come together and take … Read More