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Wrapping up warm this winter

We’ve lots of advice here on our blog for the elderly to keep warm in their homes during winter. But what about when they want to venture out? Even in winter it’s still important to go outside and do some walking. It’s great for your mental health and a dose of vitamin D, even if […]

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 […]

Don’t stop gardening in autumn and winter

We’re big on encouraging the elderly, who are able, to get out and do some gardening, especially during the recent pandemic when we’re spending more time at home. Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean gardening has to be. It can continue well into autumn and winter and there’s lots to be getting on with. […]

We’re calling for more carers to help with winter pressure

We are calling for caring individuals to join our team to help look after the elderly and vulnerable during our busiest time of the year (February, 2019). The winter months are some of our busiest as the cold weather can affect our service users greatly. Pre and post-Christmas is our busiest time of the year, […]

Elderly offered advice on keeping warm this winter

We’re offering elderly people in the country advice on keeping warm in the winter weather (2018). Hhaving a warm home if you had reduced mobility or are over 65-years-old is extremely important in the winter and the minimum a home should be heated to is 18 degrees. The cold weather can really affect the elderly […]

Tips to stay healthy in winter

At this time of year, we are all more susceptible to common illnesses such as coughs and colds and as it gets chillier outside, we sometimes much prefer staying indoors, keeping warm and tucking into food that might not be so good for us. It’s important for us, and the elderly and vulnerable in particular, […]

Helping the elderly beat the winter blues

At this time of year, the combination of dark evenings, dreary mornings and horrid weather can leave many people, in particular the elderly and vulnerable, feeling quite down, so it’s a good idea to make an extra effort to spend additional time with them. Why not spare an afternoon to visit an elderly relative, friend […]

Tips for elderly to keep warm in winter

Many of our service users are elderly individuals and the cold winter weather can affect them greatly, so we’ve put together some top tips on how to keep warm this winter that we hope you can use or share these with someone you might know who needs them. Heating – having a warm home if […]