How Fulford cares for residents with dementia

If your loved one is living with dementia, there will come a time when they need the care and support of trained professionals. That may happen in their own home, or it may be better for all involved if they move into full-time care in a nursing home.  But it can be difficult to know […]

Are nursing homes safe?

Whether you’re moving a loved one into a nursing home, or moving into one yourself, safety is paramount. And the fear of an unsafe nursing home environment has only grown stronger during the COVID pandemic. In this post, we want to set your mind at ease. Generally speaking, nursing homes are very safe, and here […]

Moving into a nursing home as a couple

You don’t have to need nursing care to move into a nursing home, which is why some people choose to move into a care home at the same time as their partner.  So long as you’re within the age range provided for by the home (and you can afford the fees), moving into a care […]

COVID-19: Are care home residents allowed out?

Even during this challenging time, it’s still important for nursing home residents to be able to safely leave the home. Whether attending medical appointments, visiting loved ones, or taking a day trip somewhere interesting, getting out and about remains crucial for a resident’s physical and mental health.  With that in mind, we never want our […]

How is my relative going to be cared for in a nursing home?

It’s not just prospective residents who share common fears when moving into a nursing home.  Often, we hear from families who worry about the type and level of care their loved ones will receive in a nursing or care home setting. Is it right for them? Will they be looked after properly? What if they […]

3 reasons not to move into a nursing home

Here’s the truth. Nobody really wants to move into a nursing home. Yet, it’s often a vital next step for many older people when it comes to their health and quality of life.   Still, we appreciate that fact doesn’t stop potential residents from sharing common fears about moving into a nursing home. They might worry […]

COVID-19: Should I move my loved one out of a nursing home?

One of the most common concerns when moving into a nursing home is a fear of loneliness.  Thankfully, for the vast majority, this fear is usually unfounded. Unfortunately, however, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has meant that many care home residents across the country are currently experiencing feelings of isolation.  If you’ve been unable to visit […]

Our guide to moving your loved one into a care home

The decision to move your loved one into a care home is never an easy one. However, once the signs that it’s time for a nursing home become too great to ignore, you can be left with little choice.  No matter if it’s your partner, parent, friend or family member, if your loved one needs […]

5 ways to make the move from home to nursing home a smooth transition

No matter how your loved one comes to be in care — whether it’s self-referral, family referral, GP referral, or through an incident, accident, or hospital visit — making the transition from home comforts to the nursing home environment can be tough.  The good news is that almost everything is handled on your behalf. While […]