Care Guides

Care can be a complex subject. It’s why at Elder, we’ve created a library of free care guides for practical tips, as well as information direct from our in-house clinical team.

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30/04/24

6 tips for finding the right live in carer

Finding a carer is a crucial part of the care journey, and it’s a decision…

Written by Zenya Smith
16/04/24

The Elder care jargon buster – 49 care terms and their meaning

Like every sector, social care has a lot of its own terminology which can be…

Written by Zenya Smith
27/01/24

Mobility aids for the elderly to improve daily living

Mobility aids for the elderly to improve daily living As we age, our balance can…

Written by Jack Walsh
25/01/24

Social groups and activities for older people – how to make new friends over 60

How social connections keep elderly people healthy Losing friends and family members is, unfortunately, a…

Written by Jack Walsh
16/01/24

What is a carers assessment?

Caring for an elderly relative is not always easy, particularly if you have a job…

Written by Zenya Smith
03/01/24

Dealing with a loss of appetite in older adults

Dealing with a loss of appetite in older adults Several factors, such as physical and…

Written by Jack Walsh
22/11/23

Caring for sleep problems in elderly

Caring for sleep problems in elderly Changes in sleeping patterns are frequent in older people,…

Written by Jack Walsh
15/11/23

What is a home improvement agency?

What is a Home Improvement Agency? A home improvement agency, also known as an HIA,…

Written by Zenya Smith
07/11/23

Taking control – what’s live-in care really like with Elder?

Taking control of your Elder live-in care experience Most of us want to continue independent…

Written by Zenya Smith
02/11/23

The power of complementary therapies in dementia care

The power of complementary therapies in dementia care Many complementary therapies can be used alongside…

Written by Zenya Smith
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