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Hospital Rehabilitation

Getting back to normal after a long hospital stay If you have only recently left hospital, don’t be disheartened if your mood stills feels far from that of your pre-hospital days. Leaving hospital doesn’t strictly mean that your health has … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy: daily homecare tips Cerebral palsy refers to a set of movement disorders that emerge in childhood. However, the permanent nature of the condition means that it can continue to have many adverse effects as people with cerebral palsy … Continue reading

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Dementia Behaviours

A caregiver’s guide to dementia behaviours Watching a loved one start showing dementia symptoms, including changes for the worse in their behaviour, can be heartbreaking. Dementia is a progressive biological brain disorder which leads to sufferers increasingly struggling to think … Continue reading

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What is the purpose of respite care

Many people, as they age, lose their ability to care for themselves or their home in ways to which they have become accustomed. However, at the same time, they might not be enthusiastic about moving into a care home; they … Continue reading

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Tips for looking after an elderly relative overnight

While the night can simply be a time of peaceful slumber for many of us, it can be much more uncomfortable for many older adults. They might often struggle to relax sufficiently to fall asleep – and convoluted sleep patterns … Continue reading

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The different types of homecare available

You might have reached a point where, due to physical handicaps brought about due to age or illness, you are no longer able to get around your home as easily or take care of all of your usual household responsibilities. … Continue reading

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The benefits of the elderly owning pets

In the case of many people who reach an elderly age, their lives can feel barren and lonely. However, they can enjoy reassuring company from a cute and friendly pet. Many of us love our furry or feathery creatures, but … Continue reading

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How to encourage independence in the home

You might know someone – like a friend a relative, perhaps even your partner – who has just come out of a hospital stay lasting several days, weeks or months and is now in a period of rehabilitation. You should … Continue reading

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Questions to ask your chosen home care agency

Those looking for a home care agency to assist them with their needs, or the needs of a loved one, are advised to ask a number of questions before they choose which is the best agency for their requirements. The … Continue reading

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Creating dementia-friendly environments in the home

Caring for someone with dementia can be made a lot easier if you know how to create a home environment that can support their lifestyle. Kitchen and dining room You should make it clear where everything is in the kitchen. … Continue reading

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