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Jun 2024

Where can Carers Get Support in the Local Community?

Often when someone needs support this falls to their family, and in some cases, friends. Often these unpaid carers find themselves in a situation for which they are unprepared and unable to navigate. There are however increasing numbers of community groups, often run by volunteers, who offer a huge range of services and events including…

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11
Jun 2024

Time Off for Carer’s Leave

Caring for a person with dementia can be difficult and is not always an ‘’out of hours” job. These responsibilities may therefore occur during an employee’s contractual working hours. Carer’s Leave Act 2023 Since the 6th of April 2023, the Carer’s Leave Act 2023 has provided the right to unpaid leave for those employees that…

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10
Jun 2024

The Moment My Grandma Looking After Me, Became Me Caring For Her.

This is my favourite picture of my Grandma Mavis. I had just convinced her to let me do her hair and makeup. She was a massive part of my childhood. My earliest memory of Grandma My mum returned to work 6 weeks after I was born and my Grandma stepped in. She would look after…

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May 2024

We Have Been Awarded The IIC Gold Accreditation For Our Customer Care!

We are delighted to announce that the firm has been awarded the prestigious Gold accreditation from Investor in Customers (IIC). This accolade represents the highest standard of customer experience excellence. Investor in Customers allows you to apply for a recognised accreditation for your customer experience. This is an industry-wide assessment which ranks businesses from Bronze…

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17
May 2024

Where can I get support from when living with or caring for someone with dementia?

The journey that dementia takes you on can be a difficult path to navigate, but there are people you can turn to for support in person, by telephone or online. Below is a key list of contacts who offer a range of support for those living with dementia as well as the loved ones and…

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16
May 2024

Dementia: Knowing You’re Going to Lose Them Twice

This is my mum, aka the “Queen” to many whilst I was growing up. Never a hair out of place, make up pristine and incredibly soft mannered and sweet although she had a stubborn streak. I remember, whilst helping my parents to decorate my childhood home, painting a huge ‘My mum is obstinate!’ above the…

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