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…
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Letter to MP Caroline Dinenage – Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care

At Veritas Care we are very concerned with the current issues that are affecting the social care sector in the UK. Therefore, we have written a letter to MP Caroline Dinenage - a Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care.
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Social care in the UK: pre-Brexit concerns

The current situation of social care in the UK is not an easy one. Many problems need to be quickly resolved. Currently, everything is overshadowed by Brexit. We are missing green paper - a document that would regulate the troubled sector. The long-awaited green paper is still being postponed.
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Care home vs private live in carer - comparison

Is care home and live in care comparable? What is the total cost of each option? Is any of these care forms better than the other? Which one promotes independence? Find out more why we think that live in care is a more reasonable care option for your elderly loved one.
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Care options for elderly parents

Getting old is inevitable. Helping our parents to get old gracefully and peacefully is our obligation. But what if our parents live alone and feel lonely? Help them to feel there is always somebody there for them and they can count on you. If needed, help to organise a professional carer to look after them.
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How to choose dementia gifts?

Finding a gift for somebody that suffers from dementia may require some effort, but it is worth it. In later stages of the disease, dementia gifts should be engaging and stimulating. We present a couple of present ideas, divided into several categories.
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What is the true cost of dementia care?

In the current complex social care, financing dementia is a controversial problem. Unlike other serious conditions, for example, cancer, dementia is not fully state-financed. Find out more what is the best solution in these challenging circumstances.