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Welcome to our home care blog, where we regularly blog about tips and advice for looking after an elderly relative, or other home care and health related articles.

Reminiscing - Responding to Painful Memories16 September

Reminiscing - Responding to Painful Memories

Reminiscence is a valuable activity for both elderly people, and for those living with dementia. What if there are painful memories though? Our expert author, Robin Dynes guides us through this...

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Singing and Music for Dementia10 September

Singing and Music for Dementia

Music has always had a positive effect on people living with dementia, and singing can help too...

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Preparing for a Hospital Stay03 September

Preparing for a Hospital Stay

A stay in hospital means there are many things to organise, often things you may not consider...

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Top Ways to Help a Family Carer27 August

Top Ways to Help a Family Carer

If you know someone who is caring for a family member, you might want to offer some help...

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Dementia Guide: Responding to Changes in Behaviour27 August

Dementia Guide: Responding to Changes in Behaviour

Changes occur in most people who have dementia. As time progresses unusual behaviours may begin to appear, here is a guide to help you understand how to respond to these changes...

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Reaching Out to People When you're Not Well26 August

Reaching Out to People When you're Not Well

A serious health condition often means that some people stop getting in touch, here's some ideas on how you could reach out...

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Dementia: Changes in Sexual Behaviour26 August

Dementia: Changes in Sexual Behaviour

Robin Dynes, dementia expert, counsellor and trainer helps us to understand changes in sexual behaviour in people living with dementia...

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5 Ways to Become More Social25 August

5 Ways to Become More Social

Being social doesn't come that easy to some of us, here's some easy ways to get socialising..

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Ideal Gifts for an Elderly Relative25 August

Ideal Gifts for an Elderly Relative

Buying a present for an elderly friend or relative can be challenging, here are some ideas to help...

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Social Media Helps Older People to Keep in Touch24 August

Social Media Helps Older People to Keep in Touch

Older people are a rising demographic on social media, and here's why...

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