Welcome to Positive Steps

Getting Residential Choices Right for Later Life

We guide and support older clients (AND their families) in the difficult time of increasing dependency in later life. This often means older people changing their existing living situation ... into their next residential step. This may be:

Why Positive Steps

As we age, our personal choices become more challenging.  Residential solutions, like downsizing or retirement villages, can seem confusing and complicated.

Whatever the need for change, "Getting it Right" is no easy task.

Older people - and their families helping them - are often faced with making very important decisions under pressure.  This phase can be overwhelming, even frightening. It's a time to get help and support.

Because ... CHANGE CAN CREATE TURMOIL

There are lots of services for older people in later life e.g. providing accommodation or health care but this one important factor is often overlooked.

Turmoil disrupts so much...

  • 1

    Finances

    How will finances be managed?

  • 2

    Relationships

    The way relationships work changes

  • 3

    Family

    How off-spring and siblings get along

  • 4

    Norms

    Coping with change to past social habits

POSITIVE STEPS

Guides and supports older clients (their families and service providers) in making POSITIVE change.

This is a guided process through the uncertainty and ... sometimes ... the dilemmas and conflicts that arise during natural, inevitable life changes.

MANY FAMILIES FIND THIS STAGE HARD TO NAVIGATE WITH DISTRESSING ISSUES COMING TO THE FOREFRONT

Click on one of these links to see

How We Help,   The Positive Steps

and How We Help the Whole Family