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News

Mar

28

Ways to help the elderly stay connected

It is more important than ever to find ways to help the elderly stay connected, not just with the current situation but also in the future. It’s certainly the most unprecedented of times for everybody while the Coronavirus pandemic takes hold for people across the world.  While it is a new and extremely unusual situation,

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Feb

28

What are personal care services?

What are personal care services? one of the biggest challenges that many of the people that we care for face is the issue of personal care. It’s something that is unique and comes in different forms to every single individual and affects people in many ways. We approach everyone that we care for in a

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Jan

29

The benefits of live in care vs a care home

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,

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Dec

23

Looking after the elderly at Christmas

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

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Oct

31

What is a home help provider?

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

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Sep

18

What are the symptoms of Alzheimer’s?

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

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Aug

5

Stroke care, what you can do to help

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

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Jun

10

Ways to care for elderly parents and family – Bright Dawn Home Care

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

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