Caring for Loved Ones in Old Age (£11.99, Lawpack Publishing) provides practical advice on care for the elderly and what to do if you need to arrange care or a care home for an elderly relative or friend.
Do you have an elderly relative or friend who needs care at home, or possibly needs to go into a care home? Do you know how to arrange for care and do you need help with paying for it?
Written by the national charity Counsel and Care, this book tells you all you need to know for you to obtain help from the government, as well as all the other options available.
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Caring for Loved Ones in Old Age gives practical guidance on:
- The types of care available
- How to pay for home care services
- Care in a care home
- How to pay for care in a care home
- Being a carer
- Caring for someone with dementia
- How to manage healthcare problems
- The welfare benefits available to older people
- Charitable help if you are on a low income
Recommended by Esther Rantzen CBE
"As experts in the field of care for older people, Counsel and Care has written a much-needed and readable guide for older people, their families and their carers. It provides a practical map to help the reader negotiate the minefields of confusing advice and cut through the jungle of regulations. The information in this book will enable the reader to plan ahead and obtain the best possible care and support."
Esther Rantzen CBE
"The book...was worth every penny I paid - the information contained really helped and it resolved the problem my mother was experiencing. All the contacts addresses and phone numbers are so helpful. I am recommending this book...to various friends with similar problems - a BIG thank you."
About the author
Counsel and Care is a national charity that gets the best care and support for older people, their families and carers, by promoting choice and control in later life. Its advice service provides help for tens of thousands of people every year, ensuring that enquirers are aware of, and receive, their rights and entitlements.
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