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Welcome to the iCare4 Forum, your chance to discuss homecare issues and problems with professional Care Staff and other members of the iCare4 Community.  Please allow a little time for your questions to be answered – you are talking to real people who are also carers, and it can take a day or so for us to reply to you.

Whether you want to discuss the practical aspects of caring, or need specific advice about coping with conditions like incontinence, just post your questions here.

 

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I'm thinking about using an adjustable hospital bed at home -the kind that raises the feet and head and goes up and down easily. What sort of thing should i be thinking about to make sure it's suitable for home care.

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what's the rules about VAT with products for someone being cared for?

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my carer said they might be stopping the free incontinence pads. is it true

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I'm a memeber of Carers UK, it's like a union for home carers and has load of good info about home care.  just thought i'd let everyone know they run some courses about what the budget cuts mean.  check them out on www.carersuk.org

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Does anyone here talk about anything but incontinence???

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I keep getting nappy rash when I use incontinence pads - any suggestions?

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Where Can I find Out about respite care

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Here's one for you - Why can't we get incontincence pads that stop the smell?  I've just been asked this and I don't know of any incontinence pads that have de-oderiser in them.  Does anyone else out there think this would be a good idea?

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I look after my aunt and use latex gloves quite a lot, but i keep getting a rash.  I've tried vinyl gloves instead and i dont get the rash but they feel horrible.  any ideas on what else i can do.

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When you buy incontinence pads, they have different ratings.  What do these mean?

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Are the budget changes stopping people getting free incontinence pads

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Can you recommend any good care agencies in the Worthing Area? view