Caring for the generation
that first cared for us.

I’m Thinking About Care for my Parents

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Paying For Care: 5 Step How To Guide

The prospect of paying for care can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be   Many of us think that all of the costs are covered by the state…

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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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Prepare For Care

How to Prepare for the Care of an Elderly Relative

Prepare for Home Care for Elderly Relatives We recently asked the sons and daughters of our elderly clients for their top tips on how to prepare for elderly home care…

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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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A day in the life of a Bright Carer

  My name is Yvonne and I am a Bright Carer, which means I visit my matched clients in the comfort of their own homes. I love my job as…

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Bright Carer smiling

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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Caring for the whole person

When I started out on my journey in care I suppose I was a bit naïve, we are conditioned to think that only the physical needs are important, you know……

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5 Common Frustrations that Families may have in dealing with In-home Care Providers

  1. Poor communication from the office This is always top of the list! Poor or inadequate communications from the office surrounding the care arrangements of a loved one can…

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Should I hire my own private carer?

Hiring someone yourself may give you more choice and control over who cares for you and what tasks they do. However, before going down this road, there is a lot…

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Weighing up the advantages of ‘fully managed’ care at home services over privately hiring someone

Using a fully managed service, like Bright Care to care for you in your own home will always work out more expensive than hiring someone privately to work for you…

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