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Financial advice

Managing your finances can be tough, especially when money is tight.  Here you'll find advice about what to do now and how to plan ahead. 

Finding work after caring

If you want to start or return to work, there are lots of things to consider and many schemes that can help you as a carer. You may need to return to work to earn money. For some carers who haven't worked for some time,…

Fitting and maintaining equipment

How your equipment is fitted and maintained depends on the type of equipment you have.

Food and drink

Get tips on ways to make your life easier and safer when eating and preparing food, and how to get support through food parcels if you are struggling.

Food and hygiene facts

People, pets and food are the main carriers of germs into the home. Once in, germs can get everywhere. Find out where germs lurk in your home. It makes for uncomfortable reading and may prompt you to want to know more about preventing germs from spreading. Kitchen…

Help and support for people with dementia

A dementia diagnosis can come as a shock to the person with the condition and those around them. However, there are sources of help and support for everyone involved. It's natural to worry about the future, but it's important to remember that you're not alone.…

Home environment and dementia

The way your home is designed and laid out can have a big impact on someone with dementia. Symptoms of memory loss, confusion and difficulty learning new things means that someone with dementia may forget where they are, where things are and how things work.…

Housework and maintenance

A well-maintained home can help you to stay in better health and avoid accidents, whilst the garden is often a sanctuary for many people and can help with mental wellbeing. However, looking after your home, garden and doing housework can be difficult, especially if you…

How equipment is provided

There are two types of equipment: Complex Aids of Daily Living (CADLs), such as profiling beds and hoists, that are provided on loan if recommended by an occupational therapists or other health professional. The equipment will be delivered to your home with us retaining responsibility…

How to prevent germs from spreading

Germs can be spread from person to person or by touching unclean equipment or surfaces. To stop the spread of germs, focus your efforts on cleaning areas in the house where germs are more likely to spread, such as the kitchen and toilet. Use either…
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