Category Archives: Helpful Information

Essential Gadgets for Carers

The top 5 essential gadgets for carers If you are looking after someone who is no longer physically or mentally capable of looking after themselves, this responsibility could pose a broad array of challenges. However, you could ease many of … Continue reading

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Care of the Elderly

How does home care improve the lives of the elderly? We know how distressing it could be for you to see a parent or other loved one increasingly losing their physical independence as they age. This can lead them to … Continue reading

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Exercise in the later stages of dementia

Can exercise help with dementia? The subject of the extent to which exercise can relieve dementia symptoms has recently attracted a fresh flurry of interest due to a University of Cambridge study which took into account more than a decade … Continue reading

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Activities For The Elderly

Summer activities for elderly patients Now that the summer sun is out, you might be eager to make the most of it, but fear that an elderly patient under our care – or yours – wouldn’t be able to join … Continue reading

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Signs of a Stroke

Strokes: the signs to watch out for If blood supply is prevented from reaching part of the brain, a stroke will result. Symptoms of a stroke can vary, as they are largely influenced by the stroke’s severity and which area … Continue reading

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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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