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A Guide to Choosing Gifts for Older Men

By |2019-06-04T12:38:30+00:00June 4th, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care, Uncategorized|

Choosing gifts for older men is quite a challenge. With Father’s Day coming up this month, we thought you might appreciate a few ideas. Buying gifts for Dads can be tricky and finding the perfect gift for older men is often particularly hard. They usually have a home full of knick-knacks, tools and personal items accumulated [...]

Caring for Elderly Parents – 4 Practical Steps to Take

By |2019-05-29T14:32:55+00:00May 29th, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care, Uncategorized|

As our parent's age, they may need support to continue to enjoy a happy and healthy life. Here are 4 practical steps to take when caring for elderly parents As your parents age, you may suspect that they are beginning to need help in certain areas of life. However, you may not be sure of [...]

7 Ways to stay active as we get older

By |2019-04-03T11:33:01+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care, Uncategorized, West Berkshire Live-in Care|

How and why to stay active Getting out and about is part of what makes life enjoyable. However, your loved one may need support to stay active and continue with activities they enjoy Getting out and about and enjoying a range of activities has a huge range of benefits to both the body and mind. [...]

Dementia Sense

By |2019-01-30T12:23:34+00:00January 30th, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care|

My first encounter with dementia was in 1959 when I visited the local private mental asylum. I went every Sunday afternoon to spend time with a delightful farmer of 70 years whose family was unable to cope with his bizarre behaviour. I became very attached to him and looked forward to our weekly meetings. It [...]

What’s it really like at Mumby’s?

By |2019-01-25T15:28:23+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care|

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes here at Mumby’s? What are the carers like? do they enjoy what they do? and what is it that earned Mumby's a nomination for employer of the year! So, we spoke to one of our carers, Rhoda, and asked her to share her thoughts. Read [...]

Will Brexit Affect Your Pension

By |2019-01-10T14:48:36+00:00January 10th, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care|

Concerns It’s normal to be concerned about your pension. Especially in today's mid- Brexit world economy. Whether you are worried about your future pension or are currently receiving it. It might be contributing to your care costs. If the value of your pension fund reduces then this will obviously affect that provision. However, if it [...]

Person-centred care

By |2018-12-20T11:15:09+00:00December 20th, 2018|Live-in care|

Live-in care is person-centred. Over time, our live-in carers build a relationship through listening, understanding and reacting. Even the smallest idiosyncrasies are, if possible and of course safe, accommodated for. Carers are involved in a range of daily tasks, with the focus always the wellbeing of the person they are supporting and their unique [...]

Keeping your independence is as important to your elderly loved one as it is to you

By |2018-11-09T15:26:08+00:00October 19th, 2018|Live-in care, News and Views|

Maintaining independence is what keeps us feeling alive, happy and fulfilled. It makes us who we are. Live-in care is about having just the right amount of daily support to enable your loved one to continue to feel safe and independent. And it goes without saying that it takes a special carer to get [...]