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What to expect from live-in care in Lancashire

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If you love living in Lancashire as much as we do, you’ll know that it’s the best place in the world to call home. From Accrington to Whitworth, we love serving the people of our county, and providing...

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The benefits of respite care at home

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One of the biggest concerns for carers who care for their own relatives is organising care when they have a dental or hairdressing appointment, or if they need to take a short break. A respite home ca...

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Five reasons you’ll love care at home in Preston

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When Dorothy said “there’s no place like home” in The Wizard of Oz, she wasn’t wrong. Some of our happiest moments are spent at our homes in the Preston area, with our friends and family around us, in...

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Helping Your Older Loved One Get A Better Sleep At Night

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Older people have more trouble sleeping through the night, they tend to find it more difficult falling asleep and staying asleep. That can mean a restless night for you too! As their carer you will wa...

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4 ways to respond when someone with Alzheimer’s keeps repeating questions

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People living with Alzheimer’s may repeat things a great deal of times but they are not doing it on purpose to annoy you – they truly have no memory of asking the first or nineteenth time. Alzh...

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New Year: Finding the right care for your loved one

Finding the right care for your loved one

The celebration boxes are empty, there’s not a mince pie in sight and your extended family have gone home. Caring for a loved one can be challenging and now the festive season is over you can feel alo...

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Caring Hands Client Questionnaire Results: 2018

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At Caring Hands we pride ourselves on our abilities to provide person-centred care and make sure we listen to our client’s wishes. We strive to be the best in our field and we can only do this by work...

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Caring Hands new ‘Weekly Outings’ initiative coming soon

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This week Caring Hands announced they will be introducing a new ‘Weekly Outings’ initiative for older people and will be working hard in 2019 to tackle loneliness within their local commun...

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Looking for Signs of Dementia and Depression in Loved Ones Over Christmas

Looking for signs of dementia and depression in loved ones over Christmas

Between the children opening presents, mince pies and TV specials, we should also be watching out for signs of depression and dementia in loved ones this Christmas, the NHS has advised. Throughout the...

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5 Tips for Keeping Older Adults Safe During The Winter Weather

5 tips for Keeping Older Adults Safe During The Winter Weather, at Caring Hands we can help you care for a loved one

Forecasters have released a series of weather warnings for snow, ice and freezing rain across parts of the UK and we want to make sure we keep our local communities safe. The bitter cold weather that ...