According to research released by Carers UK, over 6.5 million people in the UK dedicate their time to caring for their loved ones.
For many older people, or those unable to physically care for themselves, independence means being able to stay in their own homes, however this can sometimes have a detrimental impact on the mental and physical health of their carer.
With the help of technology, medical advice and support from loved ones, caring for someone at home doesn’t have to be such a mammoth task.
Gavin Bashar, UK Managing Director of market-leading provider of Connected Care and Health solutions Tunstall Healthcare, advises ways that carers can help those they care for live independently for longer.
Prepare the home