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Autumna Sponsors First Ever Homecare’s Got Talent competition

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Autumna Sponsors First Ever Homecare’s Got Talent competition

June 12th, 2024

Autumna is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the first ever Homecare’s Got Talent (HCGT) competition. Find out how to get involved and possibly win £1000 in cash, a luxury holiday for two and the chance to perform for an audience of thousands.

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How to Pay for Care Home Fees in Edinburgh

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How to Pay for Care Home Fees in Edinburgh

May 28th, 2024

Sometimes, it’s possible to avoid care home costs in Scotland. This blog explains how and why, with information to help you whatever the outcome of your care home fee arrangement.

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Renting a Retirement Living Flat in the UK: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Renting a Retirement Living Flat in the UK: A Step-by-Step Guide

May 13th, 2024

When you want to enjoy the lifestyle that a retirement village offers but don’t want to commit to buying a property, then this step-by-step guide to renting a retirement flat could help you.

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Social care across the UK set to improve dramatically with the launch of the nation’s first ever live scoring system for care homes

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Social care across the UK set to improve dramatically with the launch of the nation’s first ever live scoring system for care homes

May 7th, 2024

Autumna has announced the launch of the country’s first real-time scoring system that will radically transform the way both care seekers assess care and how care providers market their services.

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Can you get a free care home in Bristol if you have dementia?

Paying for Care

Can you get a free care home in Bristol if you have dementia?

April 27th, 2024

Lots of people think that a dementia diagnosis automatically entitles a person to free social care funded by the NHS or the local authority in Bristol. Unfortunately, that is not the case.

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The benefits of exercise in old age

Retirement Living

The benefits of exercise in old age

April 27th, 2024

Increasing numbers of older people are choosing to live in retirement villages that promote exercise and well-being. How does exercise affect older adults? 

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Will the NHS pay for your care costs in Bristol?

Paying for Care

Will the NHS pay for your care costs in Bristol?

April 16th, 2024

Read this guide before you pay for your care services or your parent’s care services in Bristol. Financial support for care fees could be available. 

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Will WASPI women get compensation in 2024?

Paying for Care

Will WASPI women get compensation in 2024?

April 16th, 2024

With longer to wait for their pension, women born in the 1950's have been unable to afford care services as well as other essentials. WASPI news updates here.

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Autumna increases support for Adopt a Grandparent charity

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Autumna increases support for Adopt a Grandparent charity

April 10th, 2024

Autumna is pleased to announce its continued support for Adopt a Grandparent (AAG) – a pioneering technology-led charity that facilitates intergenerational friendship bonds by connecting care home residents with young volunteers across the world.

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