Elderly Care

Elderly care is vital to ensure older people are kept safe and well. As we age, our bodies and mind undergo changes, making tasks that were once simple more challenging. It’s important to help elderly people with these issues without sacrificing their independence and dignity.

Perhaps you want to find the right care options for yourself or a loved one. Alternatively, you might want to learn about providing care yourself. Or maybe you’re interested in the grants available to help with the cost of care for you or a relative. Whatever the case, our articles aim to cover all bases on care for elderly UK people.

At SureSafe, we understand the importance of cherishing our elderly loved ones and ensuring they lead a life of independence, safety and dignity. Ageing should not diminish a person’s sense of autonomy. It is important to approach elderly care as a way of supporting seniors whilst empowering them to make their own choices.

Articles cover everything from the creation of accessible spaces and minimising the risk of accidents to different types of care and how to provide the best support for elderly loved ones. Get practical tips and advice that will help create the ideal environment for senior citizens as they adapt to the challenges of their current stage of life.

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Carer Lifting an Elderly Man
10 Apr 2024 Elderly Care

5 Types of Lifting Aids for Carers of the Elderly

When mobility becomes difficult for an older person, lifting aids can be a great help. We discuss five types of lifting aids and who they might suit.
Male Carer with Elderly Man
02 Apr 2024 Elderly Care

Getting Emergency Care for the Elderly

There are many situations where you might need elderly care urgently and unexpectedly. We address when that might happen and what to do.
Woman with Elderly Father
27 Mar 2024 Elderly Care

Setting Boundaries with Difficult Elderly Parents as a Carer

Learn about setting boundaries with difficult elderly parents to help with the emotional effects of caring and create a better balance for everyone involved.
Caregiver Helping Elderly Woman
21 Mar 2024 Elderly Care

Balancing Working Full-Time and Caring for an Elderly Parent

It’s not easy to manage working full-time and caring for an older parent. But small supports can add up to help. We discuss some steps you can take.
Carer at Elderly Persons Home
18 Mar 2024 Elderly Care

Your Essential Guide to Emergency Home Care for the Elderly

If you need home care fast, there are lots of options for getting it. We discuss how to obtain emergency home care for the elderly and why you might need it.
Elderly Person in Hospital
13 Mar 2024 Elderly Care

Hospital Discharge Planning for Elderly Patients

Recovering and leaving hospital is a good thing, but it can involve tricky details. We discuss how to help ensure hospital discharges go smoothly.
Woman and Elderly Man Using Laptop
06 Mar 2024 Elderly Care

How to Claim Carer’s Allowance

Carer’s Allowance can be a great help to a senior’s full-time carer. We explain how to claim Carer’s Allowance and answer some FAQs.
Woman with an Elderly Man
23 Feb 2024 Elderly Care

What Rights Do Residents Have in a Care Home?

It’s important for elderly care home residents to know their rights. We answer some common questions about what residents & their families have the right to do.
Sibling Disagreement
31 Jan 2024 Elderly Care

Sibling Conflict Over Care of Elderly Parents: UK Guide

What can you do if you and your siblings disagree over your elderly parent’s care? We offer some tips.
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