What are my options? Homecare for The Elderly

It can be difficult to accept needing more support and assistance as we get older; but – unfortunately, declining health and mobility is often an inevitability with age. Homecare for the elderly is a popular choice in the later stages of life; but – with so many variations on offer, it can be a bit […]

5 Different Uses for your Garden Home

A garden. home by iHus

With a whole host of different terms used to describe the same building; it’s easy to wonder exactly what the difference is between a modern garden home, and a traditional granny-annexe. The truth is, there isn’t really one. Both are permanent units, detached from the main home building and fully-equipped with a living space, kitchen […]

Care Home Alternatives – What are my options

Family having dinner at table

Accepting the need for additional support can be a daunting prospect for many older people to come to terms with – but it’s best to start making plans if you’re considering care home alternatives. For most, the idea of moving into an elderly home, and losing a lot of independence in the process, is a […]

How an annexe can aid independent living

Older lader living independently

Independent living means so much to so many people, no matter what age you are – where it is possible, we strive for independence at a younger age. As we start to get older, however, we often start relying on people or aids to help give us the quality of life we desire. Common Independent […]

The Cost of a Granny Annexe

Family at table

What is the cost of a granny annexe? It’s a question we get asked a lot at iHUS with enquiries coming in each day – a simple question, you might think. In fact, it’s not quite so simple to answer, as each iHUS build has its own intricacies and features that make it a home […]

Staying Connected with Family Over Christmas

Christmas gift next to tree

Christmas can seem unattainable when you compare the fantasy version we’re sold with the reality. Significant numbers of people find Christmas isolating and lonely, for different reasons, and struggle to stay connected with family and friends. As specialists in providing luxury granny annexes, we know that quality of life depends on more than the four […]

The Granny Annexe Process Part 3

This is the last in our third part series on the granny annexe process, you can find part one here and part two here. This week we are looking at what happens when elderly relatives have moved into their new home in The Granny Annexe Process Part 3.

The Granny Annexe Process Part 2

Last week here at iHUS we wrote about What To Do When Your Parents Need Extra Care and at the end of the post we talked briefly about Granny Annexes being an ideal solution. So, this week will look at what to do next if you think that a Granny Annexe is just what you […]

Alternatives To Nursing Homes

When it comes to looking after elderly relatives when they are finding it difficult to cope with daily life, a nursing home isn’t the only option available. So, this week here at iHUS we thought we would look at alternatives to nursing homes.

What To Do When Your Parents Need Extra Care

Sometimes we reach a point in our lives when our parents need that little bit extra care. You might have noticed dad forgetting to eat, or mum starting to have falls. Or, they might have had a diagnosis. If that is the case for you, you might be feeling slightly at a loss over what […]