Francis House Provides Respite Care for Carers in Bedfordshire In the UK right now there are just under 7 million people who are caring for family members or friends. That’s 1 in 8 people who are looking after a partner with dementia, a child with learning...

Getting older doesn’t mean that you lose your zest for life, or your desire to live on your own terms. Accepting your vulnerabilities as you get older shouldn’t, therefore, come with the price tag of giving up your freedom. Live-in care is a way to...

This has been a hugely challenging year for the 2 million plus elderly people living alone in the UK. Many were asked to shield during the first lockdown, and found themselves chronically isolated from all their normal channels of care and support. Latterly, the shielding...