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Sep 20

What’s the Difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?

Dementia is a common disease often seen in older people. Affecting memory and cognition, the various types of this condition mean there can be confusion. Alzheimer’s, for example, is often mistaken as being the same as dementia. This guide aims to provide clarity in defining the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s. This guide will cover …

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Sep 20

What is Overnight Care?

Live-in care can come in many forms, and depending on the needs of the individual, a service that may be required is overnight care. Overnight care differs slightly from other kinds of care available, so Helpd have created this guide to assist those who may be considering overnight care. This guide to overnight care should …

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Sep 20

What is Respite Care?

There are many different types of live-in care, and there are many different reasons why you may need a live-in carer. One specific type of care that Helpd can assist with is respite care. For those who may be unfamiliar with what this is, and what it involves, we’ve created this guide to respite care. …

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Sep 20

Live in Care and Medication: A Guide

Medication is often an important addition to someone’s daily routine. Depending on the type of medication, and how often the medication needs to be taken, a live-in carer may be the answer to you or your loved one’s needs. This guide looks into medication management, why its important, and how a live-in carer can assist …

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Sep 20

A Guide to Domiciliary Care

Domiciliary care is a type of care that is given to people living in their own homes whether It be personal care, support with household tasks or companionship which allows the person to maintain their independence and quality of life. In this guide, we will cover the following: What is domiciliary care? What is domiciliary …

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Sep 20

What is Live – In Care?

For those who are considering live-in care, understanding what it is, and what it involves can help you decide if it is the right choice for you. If you or a loved one are considering live-in care, but are looking for guidance on the finer points, read on. This guide contains everything you need to …

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Sep 20

A Guide to Personal Care

Personal care is a type of live-in care that may be best suited for your needs. Before you decide to opt for personal care services, find out more in our guide, covering everything you need to know. This guide will cover: What is personal care? What does a personal care assistant care do? What are …

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Sep 20

A Guide to Catheter Care

If your doctor or nurse has advised you or a loved one that a catheter will need to be fitted you may have many questions about around this and what the implications are. Live-in care may give the level of catheter care and support that you need at this time. Both women and men can …

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Sep 20

Live-in Care vs Care Home: What’s Right for Me?

If you or a loved one are in a position where you may be considering live-in care or a care home, you will likely have many questions. Helpd have prepared a guide comparing live-in care and living in a care home, so you can find out all the relevant information you need and make an …

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Aug 20

Incontinence Care: A Guide to Understanding Your Needs

A type of care that you may need to consider for you or your loved one in later life is incontinence care. To understand what it involves, and to work out whether or not you may need to consider incontinence care, we’ve put together this guide to answer any questions you may have. This guide …