Caring for the generation
that first cared for us.

I’m Thinking About Care for my Parents

Paying For Care

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 when…

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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

We recently asked the sons and daughters of our elderly clients for their top tips on how to prepare for care of an elderly relative What came through clearly was…

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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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A day in the life of a Companion Carer

By Yvonne Tough My name is Yvonne and I am a Companion Carer for Bright Care which means I visit with senior citizens in the comfort of their own homes….

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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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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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