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Using Positive Behaviour Support When Dealing With Challenging Behaviour Challenging behaviour can be difficult to witness. An adult who is biting, swearing, or throwing items can trigger alarm and fear in those around them. It can look like the person’s out of control and posing......

For many families, the Christmas holidays are a time to spend time together, celebrating the season. Despite the best of intentions, however, lots of us find it stressful to be in sudden proximity with family members we rarely see. But for people coping with dementia,......

Preparing to Care for a Parent With Dementia at Home For many people, caring for a parent with dementia at home is the obvious decision to make. Even so, it can be a frightening prospect, especially if you haven’t been involved in caring for adults......

Here at Francis House Homecare we put our heart & soul into making life as stress-free & comfortable as we can for those who may have survived a stroke, have diabetes, arthritis, mobility issues, Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, Multiple Sclerosis or a physical/mental disability.......

Take a look at our live-in care frequently-asked questions. We hope we can answer your questions here or feel free to contact us today – We’d be more than happy to help you! What is live-in care? Live-in care is our new specialist home care......

Live-in Care Costs Here at Francis House Homecare, we offer a range of affordable & tailored live-in care packages in Bedfordshire. However, there are just as many ways to pay for care & receive funding, to help with live-in care costs. Our bespoke live-in care......

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......

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......

Finding the right kind of care for an ageing parent or relative can be a complex balancing act for families. The first step is for the person who will be receiving the care to acknowledge that care is needed. Many older people find this a......