The snow globe effect

Martyn Dawes, registered manager and author, talks about how we all have a tendency to overthink things. He believes that for managers in stressful situations it’s important to stop, step back and create time to reset, to avoid thoughts becoming overwhelming and wait for the answers to come. He stresses the importance of making the right decisions against making theContinue reading ” The snow globe effect”

‘I suppose it’s probably time to start looking at a care home, isn’t it?’

by Andrew Maclaren 2021-04-27 We’re a group of researchers, from different disciplines who are working together to try and improve the lived experience of older people. Nearly everyone wants to stay in their own home for as long as they can. But sometimes this isn’t possible, and some people have to start thinking about alternatives,Continue reading “‘I suppose it’s probably time to start looking at a care home, isn’t it?’”

Residential care

If the person you are looking after is no longer able to live independently at home because their care needs have increased, and for whatever reason you can no longer provide the care they need, residential care can be a sensible and realistic option. This section includes information that can help with: making the decisionContinue reading “Residential care”