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Life As A Carer

Life As A Carer

This is my personal experience of a typical day in the life of a care support worker. No two days are the same. You can never plan ahead, you take each day as it come. This is what makes the job role exciting and very rewarding. Visiting people and caring for people...
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...