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How home care services help after hospital admission

When an elderly parent is admitted to hospital after a fall or illness, then it’s important that you think about support once they return to their home. If you work and have family commitments o...

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The benefits of staying in the home they love

Watching someone you love struggle to care for themselves can cause all sorts of feelings ranging from guilt to loss, so knowing your relative has access to the best care can help put your mind at res...

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The importance of a healthy diet in older adults

We all know that we are what we eat, and that our diet has a direct impact on our physical and mental health. As we age we become more vulnerable to infection and viruses and a good diet can help prot...

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How home help can alleviate loneliness in older people

Loneliness is a growing concern among the older population, and especially in older adults who have dementia or who are disabled. Loneliness not only affects the older person’s physical health, ...

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Dementia Care: 4 Ways to reduce agitation in older adults

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be incredibly challenging, both physically and mentally. One of the biggest concerns that both family and care staff face is that of reducing agitation. There ...

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At-home care vs external care: Why at-home wins every time

Many families in the Lancashire area will reach a point where they may need a little help to care for a loved one. It could be an elderly parent who needs help with daily life or a younger relative wh...

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Palliative care: What is it and how can it help?

There is nothing more distressing in life than finding out a loved one is terminally ill. If they have received this devastating end of life diagnosis then it is an emotional time for all involved. Th...

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What exactly is a home help service?

Home help services are specifically designed to enable you to stay in your own home and to remain as independent as possible. This type of care is sometimes referred to as domiciliary care. Many peopl...

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The importance of communication and support in end of life care in your own home

The little things in life really do make all the difference and this becomes even more apparent with end of life care. We tend to focus on the practical aspect of palliative care and in particular rel...

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How nursing care services in Lancashire help with daily life

Live-in home help services are the beating heart of continuous, round-the-clock nursing care. That means more than simply supporting practical requirements like assisting with medication, carrying out...