So what are the benefits of live in care vs a care home, from continuing to live in familiar surroundings to retaining a level of independence at home. It’s always a difficult decision to make when the subject of care options comes up for a loved one. There are the emotional decisions to be made,
Winter and, in particular, Christmas time can be a really important time for elderly people for lots of reasons. It could be physical health issues but also mental health issues come to the fore at this time of year. It’s easy to caught up in the frenetic time and think too much about presents and
Bright Dawn HQ was full of cakes, crackers and festive jumpers at our Christmas party. Even resident dummy Beryll made an appearance! A huge well done to our November Carer of the Month, Anamaria Nedelcu and December Carer of the Month, Amy Paul Thank you both for your hard work, dedication and excellent service!
What is a home help provider? Sometimes it’s easy to think you know what a particular job or role is by preconceptions or looking at job title and making an assumption. The chances are that most people have an idea of what a home help provider does but probably don’t know the full extent of
We often get asked what are the symptoms of alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s disease can be one of the most difficult and heart-breaking conditions that people have to face. It can affect people in many different ways and the impact that it has on the person who has it along with their wider family, friends and carers
The effects of a stroke can be an incredibly traumatic, possibly confusing time and stroke care can be daunting. There will often be more questions than answers and without a care plan it can be a very worrying period in the aftercare stage. There are some things that need to be left to the support
After the success of last year’s event, Bright Dawn Home Care are hosting another Macmillan Coffee Morning on the 26th September 2019 at Box Trees Farm B94 6EA. Last year we raised £406.49 and we hope to beat it this year. We would really appreciate any help you can offer with possible donations. These would
With an ageing population in the UK, there are more and more demands for care options and support for elderly people. There will often be a variety of scenarios that will lend themselves to the right solutions and many choose to start the care journey by doing it themselves and find ways to care for
So what is Domiciliary Care Exactly? Is it suitable for everyone? In short Domiciliary care is something that is provided for those who need care but in their own home. From a very early age, we all want to be independent. Babies and toddlers want to do things on their own in their own way.
There are a lot of misconceptions and assumptions when it comes to people’s ideas about being a Care Assistant. In reality, if you’re asking ‘What’s it like to be a Care Assistant’ then some of the stereotypes are completely wrong and others are very true. We’re not going to sugar coat it, it’s hard work