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Lasting Power of Attorney – A Guide

By |2020-05-11T14:09:18+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

A lasting power of attorney isn’t nice to think about a time when you may not be able to take care of your affairs, it is necessary to do so. If you were to become unable to make crucial decisions because of a medical situation such as an illness or accident, you would need someone [...]

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A guide to preventing falls in the home

By |2020-05-11T12:41:07+00:00May 19th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

Falls can cause serious physical injury, so every effort should be made to reduce the risk. Also, though most falls don’t cause serious injury, they can be distressing and knock the confidence of an older person. Older people can begin to avoid moving around and going out and about because they fear a fall. For [...]

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Post-Operative Home Care

By |2020-05-11T12:04:47+00:00May 15th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

If your loved one is currently in hospital, or due to go into hospital, for an operation you should consider how best to help them recover after their surgery. Post-operative home care is often a good choice as your loved one will be able to recover in the familiar and comfortable surroundings of home while [...]

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Can Social Services force me into a care home?

By |2020-05-11T11:49:25+00:00May 11th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views|

Social services would be very unlikely to force anyone into a care home. In fact, if you choose to be cared for in your own home, then social workers will usually support this decision. What steps might Social Services take? Social Services have a duty of care for adults living in its area. They have [...]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

By |2020-04-09T15:31:00+00:00April 9th, 2020|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care|

At Mumby’s, we have been providing care for people in their own homes since 2002. Ann Mumby started her career in the healthcare profession over 25 years ago as a registered nurse and has extensive experience in the home care profession. During the coronavirus pandemic Ann, and the rest of the team, are bringing this [...]

5 Great Reasons to Enjoy Old Age

By |2019-11-18T10:18:04+00:00November 18th, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care|

While there may be some aspects of growing old that worry us, there are some real positives too. Here are a few of the many things to look forward to in old age. 1.      Being Happier We may think that we will get more miserable as we age but actually studies suggest that we are [...]

How to build a good relationship with your client

By |2019-10-25T09:37:21+00:00October 30th, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care|

The relationship between a caregiver and client can be challenging. However, following these simple tips can help you develop a great relationship with your client. Develop good communication Good communication is the key to most relationships and the carer and client relationship is no different. If your client is able to communicate their needs clearly [...]

How to welcome a care worker into your home

By |2019-10-15T15:52:27+00:00October 16th, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care|

A live in carer can often be the best way to provide support and care for a loved one. With live in care, your loved one can retain as much independence as possible. Live in care also allows them to maintain their usual routines and lifestyle and stay in the familiar surroundings of home. If [...]

Government Resources Available to Provide Caregiver Support

By |2019-09-19T11:29:46+00:00October 1st, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views, Oxfordshire Live-in Care, Uncategorized|

Being a caregiver can be very rewarding, however, it is important for caregivers to look after their own needs and receive caregiver support. There are a range of resources available to assist with the emotional, physical and financial needs of caregivers. Taking advantage of these can keep you healthy and well so you can do [...]

Advantages to Becoming a Live-in Care Worker

By |2019-09-19T09:52:39+00:00September 25th, 2019|Live-in care, News and Views|

There are many benefits to choosing a career as a live-in care worker. Being a live-in carer is a varied and enjoyable job that allows you to build a great relationship with your client as well as offering you an opportunity to study and advance your career. More and more families are choosing to employ [...]

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