Recent News

Nov 2017: How CQC reports can guide you in choosing a care home

Not many people know that every care home in the country is subject to regular monitoring and inspection of its services. Even better is that all the information is freely available to read and download online. From risk assessment to leadership, CQC reports ensure you visit a potential care home armed with the right questions.

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Nov 2017: Agreeing on Elder Care

Managing the care of elderly parents can be a challenge even when all members of the family are in agreement. So what about when there are disagreements? Here, we provide our top tips for managing your siblings as well as your parents.

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Oct 2017: Ensuring independence at care homes

Care homes cater for all sorts of people. One size does not fit all and ensuring maximum independence and mobility is essential for residents’ wellbeing. Here, we highlight the important elements.

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Oct 2017: How care homes are changing

Your idea of a care home may be a group of bored older people sitting in a semi-circle in a room that smells of disinfectant. That image may once have been true, but visit a high quality, modern care home and you’ll find things are very different..

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May 2017: Meet our new starters

We’re extremely pleased to introduce two new additions to the Baycroft family who both bring a wealth of experience and passion. Find out more about their background here.  

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Feb 2017: The greatest threat to health in later years?

If you were to hazard a guess at what this threat might be, you’d probably plump for coronary heart disease, stroke, cancer, pulmonary disease, and the associated health threats of dementia. However, research claims, it’s loneliness.

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Jan 2017: Osteoporosis

By 75, half the population will have osteoporosis, and a further group will have developed osteopenia, which is the lesser version. Therefore the condition is not unusual in an older age group. So how can you know if you have the condition? Is there any way to prevent it?

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