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Norovirus – The winter vomiting bug

Norovirus – The winter vomiting bug

Norovirus is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK. It’s also called the “winter vomiting bug” because it’s more common in winter, although you can catch it at any time of the year.   It spreads very easily, and it can affect anyone of...
Nutrition & Hydration Week 2019

Nutrition & Hydration Week 2019

11th-17th March 2019 is Nutrition & Hydration Week. Nutrition and hydration are two of the most important things to consider when trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Did you know that many older people can be very vulnerable to dehydration and poor nutrition?...
Vitamin F

Vitamin F

During the winter months, it is quite easy to become isolated in your home. The weather is often cold and wet, so going out is something that is saved for spring and summer. January and February, can be a time when the festive holidays are over and people get back...
Person-Centred Home Care: What does it mean?

Person-Centred Home Care: What does it mean?

Our Clinical Director, Samantha Houdmont, wrote this for John’s Campaign. You can find out more about John’s Campaign at www.johnscampaign.org.uk Being person-centred means that when we plan care with the person, we think about the effect of what we’re...
Dementia Friends Information Session

Dementia Friends Information Session

Happy Wednesday! We are proud to say that our Clinical Director and some of our staff members recently became Dementia Champions, as part of Dementia Friends. Dementia Friends is an Alzheimers Society initiative to raise awareness about Dementia, and to help make...
The Benefits Of Home Care

The Benefits Of Home Care

Why choose care at home? When a loved one needs care, many people struggle to decide which is the best route. Whether this is them going into a nursing home, a family member or friend looking after them at home, or having a home carer come in either on a part time or...
Activities For People With Dementia

Activities For People With Dementia

Do you look after someone who has Dementia? Here are some of the various activities you can do with them to help with their memory, mental and physical health.   See our article here on is dementia hereditary   Arts And Crafts     Arts and crafts...
Upcoming Events In Chesterfield

Upcoming Events In Chesterfield

You can print this page by clicking the icon below to make sure you have all the dates and times for the events.   Carol Services at The Crooked Spire     Thursday 13 December 2018 12:00pm – Derbyshire Carers Celebration Friday 14 December 2018 10:30am...
How To Keep Safe Over Winter

How To Keep Safe Over Winter

Here we have an infographic on how you and your loved ones can stay safe over these winter months.     Feel free to share this infographic on your social account or if you want to embed it on your website use the code below.   <a...