It’s an emotional and upsetting decision facing a growing number of elderly people who are no longer able to look after themselves: what to do with a much-loved pet that is not permitted to join them where they to move into residential care. - See more at: http://www.myageingparent.com/keeping-elderly-people-beloved-pets/#sthash.XDkb6d6L.dpuf
When assessing long term care options, the first decision is whether residential care or care delivered in the comfort of your own home would most suit one of your clients or even a loved one in your own family.
The Bank of Scotland has been named the country’s first official ‘Dementia Friendly Bank’, after it took steps to raise dementia awareness amongst staff. Working in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, the bank is training staff to provide a better level of customer service to people with dementia, their carers and their families. The on-going initiative will continue to improve practices in the future.
London-headquartered high-end homecare provider Good Care Group has launched a dementia-specific package, pitching its services at a client group traditionally seen as best cared for in residential care settings.