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Tips on caring for a loved one with dementia

Estimates predict that the number of people living with dementia in the UK will have risen to over one million by 2021. There are more than 200 types of dementia, with the most common one being Alzhei...

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Helping patients with dementia beat the heat

It’s no secret that our summers are getting hotter, with heatwaves getting more severe and more common with every year. These climbing temperatures can pose very serious and unique risks to the ...

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How to help with sensory care for those living with dementia

People living with dementia are likely to find it more challenging to engage in memory-based activities due to memory loss. Exposing your loved one to sensory-stimulating care is one of the most impor...

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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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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...

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What to expect from live-in care in Lancashire

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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Helping Your Older Loved One Get A Better Sleep At Night

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

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...

Finding the perfect match

Finding the perfect match

“Carers and clients are matched on specialisms, personality and interests.”

 Within homecare services the ability for providers to successfully match clients to customers bespokely is vital. At Caring Hands our ‘matching process’ allows us to pair clients to Care Workers best suited in supporting their individual needs.