Care for Me Oncology & Palliative Care
Added: 23rd October
At Care for Me we are equipped to provide what we call a complex care service in the home. One of the specialist areas within the complex services we offer is that of oncology and palliative care. Who needs these services and how do they differ from hospice care? The answer to the first part of that question is patients that:
The Benefits of Respite Care
Added: 9th October
We understand that every caregiver is under an enormous amount of pressure and has very little time for themselves. That’s why Care for Me has a Respite Care service. We are also aware that the thought of leaving a loved one in the care of others while you take a rest can be stressful, which is why we go out of our way to ensure that every caregiver feels confident in the care provided by our in home patient care.
What is Companion Care?
Added: 29th September
Companion care is an essential element of our range of services, because it is the perfect solution for those clients who need some help at home, but don’t really require medical care.Using this service enables an elderly person to remain in the comfort of their home, but still have help with tasks that have become troublesome for them, and it provides companionship in a situation where an elderly person runs the risk of becoming socially isolated.
Health Apps for the Elderly
Added: 18th September
The elderly may not be known as the ‘digital generation’, but a surprising number of them are keen iPad, tablet and smartphone users. There is now a multitude of apps available that are proving extremely useful to our elderly clients and enable them to maintain a certain level of independence.
Choosing the Right Elderly Care for a Loved One
Added: 4th September
When the time comes to choose elderly care for a loved one or family member it is often stressful At Care for Me, we aim to reduce your anxiety by providing a menu of care options that are adaptable to the individual’s needs. Our staff are always here to listen to your concerns and answer your questions, no matter how trivial they might seem to you and we’d like to offer some suggestions about the things you should consider when you start your search for appropriate care at home.
What is Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care
Added: 8th August
Care for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia needs to be tailored to the individual. There is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to supporting patients and their families when dealing with this debilitating condition. From the moment of diagnosis, there are many questions to be asked and answered, plus it is difficult to determine from the outset just how the illness will progress, which is why we work closely with everyone concerned to maximise patient safety, as well as their mental and physical wellbeing.
Music & Alzheimer's
Added: 24th July
According to the Mayo Clinic, one of the most reputable sources of information on medical topics, music and singing provide significant benefits to people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Scientists have rigorously researched the concept and concluded that musical memories are well preserved in people with Alzheimer’s because the “key brain areas linked to musical memory are relatively undamaged by the disease.”
Private Nursing Services
Added: 3rd July
The private nursing services at Care for Me are comprehensive and include nurses on call, elderly homecare, live-in care, respite care and companion care, plus specialised Alzheimer’s and dementia care. It is a service staffed by qualified professionals and experienced healthcare managers who understand the needs of personal home care in general, as well as the requirements of specialist nursing.