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5 Simple Steps to Creating Happy Carers!

It’s not easy to become a Bright Care Companion Carer! Our selection, interview and training programmes are rigorous and aim to identify the best of the best; those people that…

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5 Common Misconceptions and Myths about care

1. The common misconception: Care is free, isn’t it?  The truth: Care isn’t free.  Most care needs to be paid for by you.  There is some care that is means tested but there…

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5 Characteristics of a Trustworthy Care Provider

Choosing who you want to provide your care or care for a family member can seem daunting. There are lots of organisations out there all with their own claims and…

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Understanding the Role of the Care Inspectorate

Overview: The Care Inspectorate regulates and inspects care services in Scotland to make sure that they meet the right standards. They are the main body that regulates the care sector….

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Power of Attorney | What You Need to Know

Quick Search What Is A Power Of Attorney? Who Can Grant A Power Of Attorney? What Does ‘Incapable’ Mean? What Would Happen If I Don’t Have A Power Of Attorney?…

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Guide to Employing Private Individuals

One way to get in support for an elderly loved on is for you or the family as a whole to privately hire a local person directly to work for…

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5 Tips For Planning Financially For Long Term Care

1. Know the real costs and what you might be able to get state help with. Before you start speaking to providers of care services it is helpful to have... Read More

5 Common Misunderstandings about Direct Payments

It may be helpful to read our Guide to Accessing Free Personal Care before reading this article. 1. The council has only offered me 6 hours a week so is that all... Read More