Complex Care Packages for Adults

At Prestige Nursing & Care, we have provided complex care packages for adults in the comfort and safety of their own homes for over 75 years. We believe everyone should be able to live a fulfilled and healthy life with the right support in place, tailored to their individual needs.

As an established provider of nurse-led complex care services, we are committed to supporting individuals requiring complex and clinical care to enjoy an improved quality of life at home and in their own communities. We are trusted by families up and down the country to provide complex care [...]

Private Care for the Elderly at Home

Private care for the elderly at home is provided to older adults living in their own homes when additional support is needed with day-to-day life. A competent and compassionate private carer will help you with:

Household tasks Personal care Preparing and cooking meals

… or any other activity that enables you to maintain independence and quality of life.

What is the Care Quality Commission (CQC)?

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulates all social care services in England. It is the commission’s responsibility to ensure that hospitals, dentists, care providers, and ambulances provide safe, effective and compassionate care.

The CQC was established in 2009, replacing three former regulatory bodies. Any care provider in England must now register with the CQC and submit to regular inspections and monitoring to ensure they provide appropriate care to those in need.

What is dementia tax?

Dementia is a complex condition that can make everyday life challenging. Things that many of us take for granted like cooking, washing or using the toilet become increasingly difficult as dementia progresses. The majority of people with dementia will eventually need round-the-clock support to manage their symptoms and live with comfort and dignity.

The ‘dementia tax’ is a way of referring to the financial burden people with dementia and their families face while trying to fund the care they need. Many people with dementia in the UK are faced with having to pay thousands of pounds for their own care, which [...]

What is personal care?

Personal care refers to any activity that helps us maintain our private hygiene or physical appearance. This could include bathing, toileting or dressing, but also styling your hair, applying creams and lotions or shaving.

When someone finds it difficult to maintain their own personal care routines due to age, mobility or health concerns, it can have a dramatic impact on their confidence and self-esteem. Discreet and sensitive personal care from our expertly trained carers provides the support people need to keep up with their personal care routines so they can live with confidence and independence.

40 ways to boost the immune system: a guide for the elderly

As part of the natural ageing process, our immune system starts to slow down making us more susceptible to getting illnesses and infections. This can be especially worrisome for older adults who may already be living with other health conditions. 

But building a strong and healthy immune system is easier than you might think. By enjoying an active and healthy lifestyle filled with nutritious food, plenty of exercise and manageable stress levels, you can strengthen your immune system at any age.

10 engaging games for people with dementia

Studies have shown that participating in mentally stimulating activities can help slow down cognitive decline and improve overall brain function in people living with dementia. 

Games can help with memory recall, decision-making, problem-solving, and other cognitive functions. One 2020 study showed that when people with dementia played games, they were able to improve a wide variety of cognitive abilities including reaction time and short-term memory.

How to spot the signs of loneliness in older adults

While many of us will feel lonely at some point in our lives, older adults are especially vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation. According to research by Age UK, there are over 1.4 million older adults in the UK that report feeling frequently lonely. On top of the negative impact, long-term loneliness can have on a person’s mental health, it can also lead to serious health concerns.

If you are looking after someone that may be struggling with feelings of vulnerability or loneliness, there are ways that you can help. Keep reading to learn how to spot the [...]

How we work

How to start homecare services with Prestige Nursing + Care. Arranging homecare for your loved one can be an emotional and stressful time for everyone concerned so we have made contacting us and the initial process as simple and friendly as possible.

Contact us for a confidential and no obligation conversation on how we can help. We’ll support and guide you in your decision about homecare, and answer any question you may have honestly. How do we arrange homecare?

STEP 1: Free Care Assessment in the Home

We offer a free, no obligation care assessment where you can ask all the [...]

Residential vs home care: understanding your options

Are you in the process of choosing between residential or home care for yourself or a loved one? Choosing the right care solution is often one of the most stressful times in an individual’s life and can be made more difficult by all the jargon and confusing differences you may encounter during your research.

When many people start to consider care for an older adult, they may believe that care homes are the only option available. This is not the case as receiving care at home is a valid, and often preferable, solution for an older person with care needs. With [...]