We are looking for people who have arranged care for an elderly relative to take part in a 4-hour workshop in London about the process of arranging care and experiences
Tuesday 17th April 2018
Please answer the questions below.
How long have you lived in the UK?
Who do you live with at home?
Which of the following applies to you?
I am actively looking at and considering options for in-home care and support for a relative
I am in the process of/have recently organised in-home care and support for a relative
I am not yet considering any options concerning in-home care and support
If you have arranged care for a relative, please tell us when you organised the care
Who are you/have you arranged care for?
Please give a brief description of the conditions that the person requiring care for suffers with
Which of the following type of in-home care is required for your relative?
Personal care such as washing, grooming, feeding, dressing, etc
Domestic care such as cleaning, managing finances, laundry, etc
Social and leisure such as shopping, taking to appointments, etc
Other – Please specify
How old is the person that you are/have arranged care for?
Is the care that your relative receives?
Paid for by the local authority
A mixture of self-funded and local authority supported
Did you receive any advice from your local authority when deciding on in-home care for your relative? Yes/No?
Did you find the process of arranging in-home care?
Complex and confusing
Difficult to assess needs and identify suitable and appropriate in-home care
Which of the following delivery methods of in-home care and support do you currently have in place?
Regulated care provider that is arranged by a professional care agency who are regulated bt the CQC
Live-in carer – paid for professional who lives in the home of the care recipient
Paid for unregulated care such as cleaners, gardeners, companions, and cares not regulated by the CQC
Technology to support independence such as monitoring systems and telehealth
Home adaptations such as grab rails, stair lifts, etc
Equipment such as kitchen or bathroom aids, etc
How often does your relative require visits from a carer?
Multiple times per day
Multiple times per week
Did you find you had to arrange in-home care quickly in order for a hospital discharge? Yes/No?
Which of the following are you a member of?
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
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