What can I do now my elderly parents aren't coping
The number of enquiries I have received over the last few weeks from families looking for help in sourcing good care for older loved ones has hugely increased. Why? Because as the country starts to open up many people who had been furloughed or working from home are now having
Long Cool Drink
During a prolonged period of hot weather, it is very easy for us to become dehydrated. Fortunately, we will usually start to feel thirsty, realise what is happening and top up our fluids. For our older loved ones, it can be more of a risk. They are at a higher
Discharge to Assess
OK, SO I AM ABOUT TO RANT!! 😠 I received a call from a gentleman who had been referred to me. My response? “NO, ABSOLUTELY NOT” Read on for why His wife had been in the hospital for several weeks and yesterday was discharged to a residential care home. This
(This is a bit longer than my other blogs, but please indulge me) In 1918 the so-called β€œSpanish Flu” affected my family in the same way the current pandemic is affecting so many families now. Let me introduce you to my Paternal Grandparents and how the 1918/19 pandemic impacted their
Sunrise Over Misty Water
Stereotyping – At What Cost? We don’t suddenly become old. If we have reached that stage in our lives where people consider us old then we have also been children, teenagers and middle-aged. We have lived and loved, played and worked. We have been silly and serious had pleasure and
Sunrise Care Advisers provides support and care advice to help you navigate through the care system, so you can manage the care needs of elderly relatives.
For those of you who have never met me and/or talked to me, I thought I would go back to basics and tell you something about myself and why I set up Sunrise Care Advisers. These posts come from a presentation that I normally do to small groups and at
Sunrise Care Advisers provides support and care advice to help you navigate through the care system, so you can manage the care needs of elderly relatives.
During these difficult times, I want to let you know that we can still support you and your elderly loved ones to: Find good quality care – Whether that is care at home or care in a residential setting. Understand how the NHS and Adult Social care systems work. Challenge
What can I do now my elderly parents aren't coping
Christmas and New Year is a wonderful time for families to get together and for different generations to enjoy spending quality time with each other. It may be one of the few opportunities during the year to do this as many of us move around and settle in different parts
Sunrise Care Advisers provides support and care advice to help you navigate through the care system, so you can manage the care needs of elderly relatives.
This month I was asked this question and thought I would post my response. This is something that is increasingly going to crop up over the next few weeks and months during the winter pressure on hospital beds. It is a common scenario, particularly now that a new directive has
Sparrow in Hat & Scarf
The last few mornings in my part of rural Leicestershire have started with scraping ice off the car windows. The central heating thermostat is back on a higher setting (don’t tell my husband) and I have followed the winter checklist for my car as recommended by my garage. So, I
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