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 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 way…

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Resources for those caring for someone

Whether you are a professional carer, or are an unpaid carer looking after a loved one, there is no doubt that it can often feel quite isolating and overwhelming when…

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What it takes to be a Bright Carer

By Jemima Vetha Caring for elderly people is a role that requires many natural skills, skills that are not easily taught at college or at training courses. Empathy, patience, good listening…

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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 things I wish I knew before I started my business…

Never underestimate the value of being an employee in someone else’s business. How will you know how to relate your employees if you were not once one yourself? You will…

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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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