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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...

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4 challenges in the home for an individual with dementia

Dementia affects an individual on many different levels, including emotional and physical difficulties. It can be a challenge to remember things and the person may have less body strength. The individ...

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What to look for in a care at home provider in Preston

If you have a family member that wishes to remain in their own home but needs some help to do so safely, a care at home provider is a superb choice. Those who have already started to look around at di...

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Benefits of dementia care at home in Preston

Caring for someone with dementia can be challenging; you only want the best treatment for them but you may not be able to achieve this on your own. Your loved one might get distressed at the thought o...