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Our 8 care home quality indicators

Deciding to make the move into a care home is a big decision. There are a lot of things to think about all at once, and it can be difficult to know what questions to ask or how to quickly judge a really good care home. That’s why, at Independent Age, we’ve been...

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7 Benefits Unique To Live In Care

The Good Care Group has created a 7-point infographic which summarises the core benefits of Live-in Care. The lives of people who require care can be enriched by choosing a Live-in Care service. With multiple health and wellbeing benefits, the info-graphic breaks down...

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Care homes

It can be difficult to know where to turn when you are considering moving into a care home and the number of decisions you need to think through can seem overwhelming. As an older people’s charity, we have created a number of advice guides along with a handy checklist...

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Assisted living in the UK

There once were only a small number of limited options available to anybody needing or considering care in later life. Yet recently a rapidly ageing population here in the UK has led to a number of innovative new solutions which have been developed to suit different...

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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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