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11th July 2016

Summer has finally begun and we couldn’t be happier about it. At last we have some warm sunrays on our faces and the option of spending more time enjoying the outdoors. But there is also a hidden...

30th June 2016

Being a family carer for a loved one can be challenging and very demanding at times. If you, a friend or a family member is a family carer then you should consider following these tips to help...

24th June 2016

Getting back into a social circle after you have been out of one for quite a while due to various reasons can be hard and at times stressful. Today we will take you 5 ways to get back out there...

15th June 2016

Salt is one of the most damaging substances our bodies can face as it affects multiple organs spread throughout our body. Our kidneys, brain, arteries and hearts are at risk if your intake is...

12th June 2016

Having a poor diet can exacerbate many serious health conditions, and a poor diet can cause many others – for example, high cholesterol, heart disease and diabetes can all be triggered by a poor...

8th June 2016

Downsizing is an inevitable part of moving house, but for older people it can be particularly difficult. Getting rid of items that have been acquired over a lifetime can be seen as letting go of...

6th June 2016

When it comes to getting your first tablet – iPad or otherwise – it can be a hard task trying to find what apps you need to download. What are essential, and will they work for me?

Fear not...

28th May 2016

Physical activity and exercise is proven to help you stay healthy, energetic and independent as you get older. As you get older, it becomes even more important to remain active if you want to stay...

21st May 2016

More and more of us are getting into online shopping – with good reason. No more having to worry about going out to get things, and no more hassle trying to carry them home. They arrive safe and...

5th April 2016

When it comes to furniture for older people there some important considerations to be made. Furnishing your home for home care is not simply about the aesthetics, though decorating the environment...

5th April 2016

Caldy Manor Care Home, Wirral

There are three major categories of long-term care for people later in life. Today we aim at giving you a brief, but detailed definition of these types...

5th April 2016

Winter brings with it a series of issues that can affect older people more than it does so to younger people.  Being a good neighbour also means looking out for those who may be a bit later...

5th April 2016

With an ever-larger number of later in life people living in their own homes it is important to make sure their homes are secure and safe places for them to stay. Over 2.3 million accidents...

5th April 2016

Barchester Ashchurch Care Home, Tewkesbury

Making the decision of putting a loved one in a care home is never easy. The planning and logistics involved can leave a person wanting to...

5th April 2016

Providing care for your later in life relatives can sometimes prove to be strenuous on your relationship with your siblings. Your siblings or other relatives can provide great support but...

5th April 2016

Social care is an area where the industry is particularly good at keeping up with the latest trends and opportunities.

With the advancement of technology, data also plays a role and...

5th April 2016

In one of our previous blog posts Data and social care - Why is it important? we spoke about the role of technology and how it can impact social care in the future. Another interesting...

5th April 2016

Recent statistics show that over 1.63 million people in the UK work in social care. To give some perspective to such a huge number the NHS currently employs 1.4 million people.

The...

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