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Choosing the right care home for your needs

Choosing the right care home for your needs

The scale of the care home need   410,000 people live in care homes in the UK today. It is predicted there will be a 36% increase in the number of over 85s by 2025. With an ageing population comes a growing demand for care provision and care homes. On episode 15...
Applying for NHS Continuing Healthcare

Applying for NHS Continuing Healthcare

Mark’s story of helping his mother stay at home Mark’s mother Jean, a former nursing sister, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2008. Six months later her world disintegrated with the death of her husband of 40 years, Ben. Jean’s family also started...

Information about Care Planning

If care is a topic you are interested in, please find below some information the specific topics discussed at June’s Retirement Café.   Whole of life insurance There was significant interest in the subject of insurance as a means of providing an inheritance...
SOLLA Later Life Adviser Accreditation

SOLLA Later Life Adviser Accreditation

After completing a twenty-page detailed application form, providing copies of numerous procedures and client recommendation reports and undergoing a rigorous two-hour panel interview, I am delighted to have been awarded the title of SOLLA Accredited Later Life...

Retirement Café launch shows you care about care

On Friday 12th May, The Retirement Café took off with it’s first free event on the topic of care at the Kings Arms Hotel in Christchurch. I was joined by an expert in retirement financial solutions, manager of a local care home and manager of an in-home care...