Should my parent be living alone with Dementia?

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Assessing the Need for Home Care When Parents Have Dementia: Can They Live Independently? A dementia diagnosis for a parent or loved one can be an unsettling experience, triggering a wave of questions...


Supporting yourself & your parent: Don’t go through it alone

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Home Care is a great option for a loved one who needs additional support with the tasks that arise during day to day life. Homecare professionals can provide care services directly to individuals with...


Advantages Of Home Care: Seek Support On Your Own Terms

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As you get older or if you encounter reduced mobility, your need for support might increases. It may not be as easy to do things for yourself as it once was, so it’s reassuring to know that there is s...


What Type Of Care Is Right For You?

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Domiciliary care comes in many different forms, each with their own unique benefits. Fortunately, you can create a personalised care plan that addresses your needs and considers your desired outcomes. With a wide range of different types of care services available, it’s essential to assess what you may require from a care plan to receive the most effective and satisfactory care.


What Qualifications Do You Need To Be A Care Worker?

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A career in care work is rewarding and fulfilling and requires compassion, patience, and the ability to communicate effectively with people from all walks of life. If you have a passion for helping others and enjoy working in an environment where there are loads of unexpected challenges, then this could be the next career move for you. Here we look at the qualifications you need to be a care worker and how to become one. 


Why Home Care Should Be Bespoke

A carer handing a customer a cup of tea in the morning as part of his bespoke domestic care plan.

As your loved one grows older and less able, the need for additional care will naturally increase, no matter how healthy they have been throughout the earlier part of their lives. Bespoke home care can greatly improve the well-being of your loved one, allowing them to continue making the most of their later years by enabling them to continue to live in the comfort and familiar surroundings of their own home. 


How To Manage Stress When Caring For Others

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Helping others as a care assistant or support worker is extremely fulfilling and rewarding, but like many other roles, the stress and pressure caused by the job can have an effect on your health and well-being if you don’t look after yourself correctly. The good news is that there’s a range of strategies and tips available out there which cover stress management for carers.


4 Things A Good Care Agency Should Provide

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When you’re looking for homecare providers, it is important to do your research so that you can make the right choice. The homecare care agency you choose has to be able to provide all the services you need whilst being caring, friendly, and responsive. At Clarity Homecare, we aim to treat all our service users as if they were family. We do our best to go above and beyond to provide the highest level of support possible.


Home Care Vs Residential Care Homes: The Difference

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Whether you’re looking for home elderly care services for yourself or a loved one, there are a couple of options to choose from, either having a carer to help with life at home or going into a residential care home. It’s important to carefully consider the differences between the two to ensure you or your loved one is getting the support that is most suitable for them.  

In this article, we’ll explain the similarities and differences between home care and care homes. 


Managing Your Chronic Health Conditions At Home

An elderly woman using her walker to get some exercise and help manage her chronic health condition
If you are suffering from a serious health condition, debilitating or otherwise, you may be struggling with everyday tasks which are now causing you pain or fatigue. Chronic health conditions in older adults are fairly common, and while getting support from a carer, family, or friends for your needs is the most sought-after option.