Cost of carer

How much does a live-in carer cost?

The common misconception about live-in care is the high price. Thanks to self-managed model Veritas is able to minimize the cost of bespoke 24-hour care without compromising the quality. Find out why live-in care is a better alternative to a care home.
What to tell your private live-in carer

What should you tell your private live-in carer?

Hiring a live-in carer is without a doubt the best decision you can make in order to help your elder loved-one. They will ensure that seniors needs are catered for. However, before introducing them, it is crucial to provide carer with some information, which can make the transition easier.
Duties of a live in carer

What do live-in caregivers do?

Are you considering a live-in carer for your elderly loved one? In order to make fully informed decision, you have to know what are the daily responsibilities of a bespoke 24-hour caregiver for elderly. Read more to find out what live-in carers do.
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How much does a care home cost?

Choosing the best possible care for the elderly family member can be quite difficult. Care homes are among the most popular services. However, it is worth noting that care homes are not the only viable option, when it comes to care for seniors. Knowing that there are more affordable care options will help you make an informed choice.
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How to care for dementia patients at Christmas?

For most of us Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately for dementia patients the holidays can be confusing and stressful. Crowded rooms, loud noises and bright lights are the ultimate enemies of elders struggling with dementia. Learn how to ensure peaceful Christmas for older member of your family.
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Activities for elderly and their carers

Staying active in your golden years will exponentially improve the standard of living. Seniors don't have to stop having productive leisure time, even if they're struggling with dementia of Alzheimer's. In order to stay sharp, elderly must be exposed to various kinds of mental, social and physical stimuli. Games for elderly are proven to have several major health benefits.
How to treat your carer during Christmas?

How to treat your carer during Christmas?

Christmas is one of the loveliest times of the year. You spend a time with your family and express your gratitude towards the loved ones. Unfortunately, it can be especially challenging for live-in carers. Loneliness hits the hardest during the holiday season. Find out how to help your caregiver during Christmas.
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Doll therapy in dementia care

Have you ever heard of using dolls as a form of therapy for dementia patients? This is a very controversial approach but has been proven an effective and powerful tool for fighting agitation and aggression in dementia patients.
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Difficulties in caring for dementia patients

There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK, with this number predicted to rise to over 1 million by 2025. It is said that it will soar further to 2 million by 2051. As a carer, it is important to know how to manage day-to-day problems when looking after a person with dementia.
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Poor standard of care homes

In some areas of the country, the standard of home beds in care…