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Social Care News

All of the items listed on this page are articles about Social Care. To read an article click on the title or the read more link at the end of the summary for each item.

How to get the care advice you need

If you’re looking for advice about how you can get care and support for yourself or someone else, our simple guide can help. We have lots of information on this website but the social care system can be confusing. If you don’t know where to start, take a couple of...

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Domiciliary Care (Home Care) – A guide

Domiciliary care, sometimes called home care, is rapidly becoming a popular alternative to residential and nursing care. It enables those with varying care needs (through illness, long-term medical issues or old age) to remain in their own home indefinitely, or for a...

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Getting help at home

A new, free guide about ways to stay independent covers getting help with household chores, managing day-to-day tasks and activities, adapting your current home, short-term help after hospital, and personal care. Think about home adaptations – There may be equipment...

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Residential Care guide

How to choose a residential care home, retirement home or nursing home. Our directory has thousands of UK care homes to search if you are looking for a home for you or a loved one. The most important thing to get right is to find a care home that will meet the needs...

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Deferred payment arrangements

At UK Care Guide we understand that often the financial prospect of care can be daunting and difficult. That’s why we’ve compiled comprehensive articles on each method of paying for care to help you to make a sound decision. Deferred payment schemes are offered by...

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Getting a break

Being a carer can be hard work and you might need to take a break sometimes. Respite is a short break, anything from a couple of hours to several weeks, away from caring to give you time to recharge your batteries. You may find that it helps you stay stay well and...

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Live In Care

At UK Care Guide we specialise in providing clear, comprehensive information to individuals on both sides of the care industry. In recent years we’ve noticed that live in care is rapidly becoming a popular choice – both for those needing care, and those who give it....

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Getting care services at home

Do you need some extra support at home to allow you to continue to live independently? Many people do not need to live full time in a care home, but just need professional care services at home. Care services can include someone coming to your home to help you with...

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Social Care services to be brought in house

Buckinghamshire County Council terminates contract with Buckinghamshire Care Ltd, saying "it lost confidence" in the care provider. The council has stressed there will be no disruption to service users or their families, and that frontline staff will be transferred...

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