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An unsolicited testimonial

Harry (not a family member) for whom we held Power of Attorney was cared for by Abbey Care and Support Services for four years. Staying with Abbey for this length of time, when we could have changed the care agency at any time is of itself a measure of our satisfaction with the agency. Throughout […]

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

What does Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults mean? Safeguarding vulnerable adult means protecting the vulnerable adult’s right to live in a safe environment, free from abuse, and neglect. The Care Act 2014 The Care Act 2014 details the responsibility that the Local Authority and other parts of the system have in safeguarding vulnerable adults. The Local Authority […]

Dementia

Dementia What is dementia? Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a range of progressive neurological disorders, that is, conditions affecting the brain. There are many different types of dementia, of which Alzheimer’s disease is the most common. Some people may have a combination of types of dementia.  Regardless of which type is diagnosed, […]