Caring for the generation
that first cared for us.

I’m Caring for an Elderly Parent

Memory Book

Top 8 Tools To Help Older People Live Happily At Home

Sometimes it can be the simplest of tools that can make all the difference   We recently asked our companion carers and clients to tell us about the products which…

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Signs Of Decline

How To Spot Signs Of Decline In A Loved One

There are many small signs of decline which might signal the need for extra help if spotted in an elderly loved one. It is vitally important to take action if…

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Days Out Edinburgh Castle

Days Out And Entertainment For Your Elderly Loved One

Finding the right place to take your elderly loved doesn’t have to be a challenge   We’ve compiled a list of our favourite places in Edinburgh and Glasgow that are…

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Dementia Days Out

Days Out For Loved Ones With Dementia: Our Top Tips

The thought of taking an elderly person or a person suffering from dementia doesn’t need to be daunting Where should you go? Will they enjoy it? Will there be sufficient…

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Elderly Nutrition

A Brief Guide to Good Nutrition for Elderly People

As we move through the decades of life our nutritional requirements change   The degree of change will be driven by lifestyle, nature, genetics and to some extent, luck. The…

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Resources For Carers

Whether you are a professional carer or an unpaid carer looking after a loved one, there is no doubt that it could sometimes be overwhelming trying to find the right…

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What it takes to be a Bright Carer

Caring for elderly people requires many natural skills, that are not easily taught at college or at training courses. Empathy, patience, good listening and a cheerful attitude are a few…

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5 Simple Steps to Creating Happy Carers!

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

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Tips for Handling the Medication Needs of a Loved One

Looking after the medication needs of another person is a huge responsibility, and can often become quite a complicated tasks.  Here are our top tips on successfully assisting someone manage…

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Older People and Driving

Driving is a very sensitive issue for most older people. The more objective the family is about their driving skills and abilities the more successful the family will be in…

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