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What does your Easter parade consist of? Bunnies, bonnets and boiled eggs? In recent years Easter has meant one thing to some people. Ooh, two bank holidays (in UK) and therefore double pay for many workers. I know, terribly cynical, sorry. But in the same way as with so many religious/ public holidays, consumerism and … READ MORE

What does your Easter parade consist of?

  Desperate housewife. When life imitates art.  Felicity Huffman or Lynette Scavo? As soon as the news broke that desperate housewife Felicity Huffman had been arrested for bribery I thought…Lynette…that’s you all over! That pushy, nothing is good enough for her kids, desperate housewife and her poor husband convinced that he needs to make mega … READ MORE

Desperate housewife. When life imitates art.  Felicity Huffman or Lynette Scavo?

    What could an Australian advert for rubbish and Shrove Tuesday possibly have in common? **Answer at the end.   Food and friendship can play a large part in any carer’s raison d’etre. So, linking Pancake day on the 5th March and International women’s day, 8th March with Women Welcome Women World Wide, carers … READ MORE

Australian advert for rubbish and Shrove Tuesday

At Care and Choice we understand that choosing how you want to be cared for as you become less able is a difficult and emotional thing to do. Selecting a care home, live-in Caregiver or home help for yourself or your loved ones is a big responsibility at any time. By necessity it is a … READ MORE

Care and choice. Caregivers individually chosen for your needs

Valentine’s blog… by Helen Ducal14th February around the world means hearts and flowers, right? The origins appear to… Posted by Care and Choice Limited on Saturday, 16 February 2019  

valentine’s day

November 5th and Alzheimers Worth mentioning. I remember the 5th November last year. I was looking after a lady of 87 in London. Her Alzheimers allowed her to have normal conversations about the past, but her day to day, short term memory was very limited. So when she went to bed at 10 p.m I … READ MORE

November 5th- Alzheimers

No more PPI’s or Gaviscon. A natural life saver. Aloe Vera.   The trouble with drugs is they have side effects. Okay, maybe you need drug #1. Can’t live without it so what do you do? Hopefully the side effects are not too bad or else you could be in line for…yep! Drug #2 and … READ MORE

No more PPIs or Gaviscon A natural life saver Aloe Vera.

Elderly lady needs care home… As a carer of elderly and vulnerable people for over twenty four years I am not one to mock the afflicted. So, just to be clear. #Postingforafriend An elderly/disillusioned/confused-looking lady needs care home. Too much for one carer. Must be able to cope with persistent condescending, supercilious, disingenuous attitude. #NotAlzheimers … READ MORE

Elderly lady needs care home #weakandwobbly