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 […]

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 […]

We’re supporting virtual ‘Brew Monday’ campaign

We are supporting The Samaritans’ ‘Brew Monday’ campaign and are urging the people of Wales to have a virtual brew with their nearest and dearest on Monday, January 18. Last year we supported The Samaritans’ ‘Brew Monday’ campaign and are thrilled that it has been able to continue, albeit in a virtual capacity, again this […]

Advice for elderly on taking care of their teeth

During the current lockdown restrictions, many dentists are only seeing patients for emergency appointments, so we’ve got some top advice for the elderly and vulnerable on taking care of their teeth. If you’re elderly or vulnerable or are looking after someone who is, we hope this advice is helpful for you. Certain conditions can develop […]

Preparing someone with dementia for the COVID-19 vaccine

The roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine began in December (2020) and those who are most at risk are currently receiving it first. The top four priority groups include all those 70 years of age and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals. It also includes frontline health and care workers and care home residents. To […]

The benefits of chess for the brain

Strategic games such as chess can help exercise your memory. If you’re staying at home more often and need something to keep you occupied, how about taking up the game? It has many benefits for the brain and can protect it from cognitive decline. If you live with a loved-one, you can both play, but […]

Help others feel less lonely

If you’ve ever felt lonely, you’ll know how difficult it can be, which is why we’re encouraging you to think about others who might be going through the same thing. Age UK recently revealed that the elderly have endured their loneliest and scariest ever Christmas, with more than two million having been alone on the […]

Snow and ice warnings won’t stop care being delivered

Warnings of snow and ice are currently in place in North Wales and will remain during New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and beyond according to the MET office. We are always ready and prepared, whatever the weather, to ensure our service users are cared for as normal. They can rest assured we won’t let […]

Ensure you make a difference in Wales in 2021

Wales residents wishing to make a difference in 2021 within the communities and neighbourhoods where they live are being invited to take up a role in care in the country. We have well-paid, carer positions available that are vital to our service users’ quality of life. Our services and the care our carers provide are […]

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 […]