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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.

Summer Safety Tips for Older Adults02 July

Summer Safety Tips for Older Adults

Happy Summer! One minute we are feeling too cold in the winter, then suddenly it’s summer and we have other concerns, and things to moan about…

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How to Identify Signs of Depression in Older People01 July

How to Identify Signs of Depression in Older People

As many as one in five older people experience depression, here's some information on spotting the signs that an older loved one may be depressed...

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Ways to Prevent Diabetes30 June

Ways to Prevent Diabetes

Here, we explain ways to prevent and reduce your risk of getting Type 2 diabetes...

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 What to do When Someone with Dementia Asks to see a Loved One Who has Passed Away 25 June

What to do When Someone with Dementia Asks to see a Loved One Who has Passed Away

When you are caring for a loved one with dementia and they ask to see a family member who has sadly passed away, what should you do?...

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Safety in the Home for People Living with Dementia 25 June

Safety in the Home for People Living with Dementia

Adapting your home to make it safe for your loved one with dementia is one of the most important things you will do, creating a safe place for your love one and eliminating some of the worries you may feel...

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How to Help Someone with Depression24 June

How to Help Someone with Depression

Supporting a loved one with depression can be a challenge, here's some advice on what you can do to help...

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Top Tips for Fighting Depression23 June

Top Tips for Fighting Depression

Depression affects one in ten of us, and one in five older people. Here's our top tips for fighting depression...

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How to Talk About Death27 May

How to Talk About Death

Raising the subject of death is very difficult, no matter what stage of life you’re at, and particularly when discussing this with an elderly relative. However, dealing with issues that can arise at this stage is important.

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Care Work, It’s Not Just Tea and Cake01 May

Care Work, It’s Not Just Tea and Cake

Considering a career in care? There's more to providing a home care and support service than tea and cake...

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The benefits of having a hobby16 April

The benefits of having a hobby

Hobbies provide an escape from the responsibilities of every day life, offering us a chance to do something we really enjoy. The benefits of hobbies are widely recognised, both physically and mentally.

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