We are committed to supporting older people and their relatives and have used our knowledge and expertise to produce a range of useful guides.
Our guides have been produced by our care team experts and include real life experiences of older people and their families. They cover subjects such as how to communicate with a loved one who is living with dementia and choosing a care home.
Health & wellbeing
Staying hydrated in later life
Dehydration is a common problem in later life, however, all of us need at least 6-8 glasses of water a day to support our bodies to say healthy.
About care homes
What are Care UK care homes really like?
We take the popular myths about care homes and compare them to what life is really like in a Care UK care home.
Health & wellbeing
Top 10 tips for eating as we age
Supporting someone to have a positive mealtime experience can significantly affect a person’s enjoyment of food.
Start small - Olive’s story
Olive’s story shows that when it comes to planning outings or outdoor activities for a loved one living with dementia, it is perfectly okay to start small.
Going at a slower pace – Shelagh’s story
Shelagh was diagnosed with dementia in 2012, and her story shows that sometimes choosing a slower pace of life can lead to more outdoor adventures for carers...
Advice for carers
5 ways to take care of yourself
Whether you’re a full time carer or are balancing your responsibilities with a full-time job, it’s important to care for yourself too.
Tips for coping with difficult conversations
Your loved one can’t help the way they are behaving so you certainly can’t either.
Every person living with dementia is an individual with individual needs
As well as the information on this website we have collated a number of links to other useful wesbites offering guidance, advice and practical help when searching for care and support for yourself or a loved oneRead more