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Tips for elderly to eat well

As well as personal and hygiene care, our carers also take on tasks such as preparing meals for our service users. It’s extremely important that the elderly are well hydrated and eat the right meals, ensuring they get all the nutrients they need. You can follow some of our top tips for the elderly on […]

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Encouraging the elderly to eat

As we age, it can become increasingly difficult to eat well. There are lots of reasons why an elderly person might lose their appetite, this can range from various health conditions, to taking medications and even depression or loneliness. If you’re looking after an older relative, friend or neighbour, then we have put together some […]

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The benefits of eating potatoes

At this time of year, one thing many of us like to indulge in is comfort eating. Hearty potatoes are great for keeping us warm and they’re packed full of goodness too, so you don’t have to feel guilty for indulging. Here’s why the spud is so good for you: It is packed full of […]

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Mood-boosting activities to beat loneliness

It’s important to focus on the positives and boost your mood if you’re facing loneliness this festive season. This year, many more people will be spending Christmas and New Year alone, due to the pandemic and restrictions. We’ve put together a list of things you can do to help boost your mood. The best thing […]

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Our carers are braced for the cold weather

As we move into the colder months of the year, our carers are preparing themselves for the winter weather. Our staff always take into account the weather conditions when visiting service users and will go above and beyond to make sure everyone they look after is warm, well fed and hydrated. They also promise to […]

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Create a wildlife haven in your garden

We recently shared our tips on making your garden hedgehog-friendly, but if you want to also attract other wildlife to your plot, read on for our handy advice. The creation of a wildlife garden will attract a diversity of wild creatures. It will go some way towards redressing the balance of human interference with nature, […]

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Advice on healthy eating for the elderly

As part of Healthy Eating Week, which takes place from September 28 until October 4, we’re offering our expert advice on how the elderly can have a healthy diet and why it’s so important for them to do so. A diet rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids is a must and will have great […]

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Free advice for elderly on keeping cool in warm weather

We’ve already experienced some warm days, with temperatures climbing above 20° Celsius. We feel it’s important that people, especially the elderly and vulnerable, are well-prepared for more hot weather to come as temperatures are expected to reach 27° and 28° Celsius. The elderly are one of the most vulnerable age groups in warm weather. Our […]

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Tips to sleep well during lockdown

You might be finding it harder to sleep during the current lockdown restrictions. There’s lots of uncertainty around at the moment, which could be making it difficult for you to switch off. Not getting a full night’s sleep can affect how you function the next day. Our carers know it’s super important to be well-rested […]

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Ashlee treats caring hands with donation of hand creams

Ashlee Bevan from Forden near Welshpool is helping ensure the hands of our frontline care workers are kept well moisturised with donations of hand creams. The 32-year-old donated 15 Body Shop hand creams to carers at our Newtown branch. Ashlee said: “I am a Body Shop At Home consultant and wanted to do my bit […]