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Carer Depression

Carer depression is brought on by the constant stress, anxiety, and sometimes guilt, that come with providing care for a loved one. What is carer depression? Most carers will suffer from depression at some stage as a result of their caring duties. When you’re down, you may feel helpless and hopeless, but with support you …

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Dementia and the importance of meaningful activities

Meaningful activities are of the utmost importance to those living with dementia. Dementia can cause people to withdraw from activities and enjoyable interaction with family and friends so it’s important to try and maintain those relationships and interests to help people living with dementia lead a better and more enjoyable quality of life. There are …

4 Nov, 2016

Flu Jab For The Elderly

Flu can spread around like wildfire in the winter. It’s more than just a cough and cold, in the vulnerable it can lead to hospitalisation, disability and sadly death. Why it’s important to book a flu jab The elderly and infirm are particularly at risk of contracting the flu virus, so now’s the time get …

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Help with incontinence

Help with incontinence Dealing with incontinence can be difficult and distressing. The good news is that there is support available to keep your loved one clean and comfortable. Incontinence is one of the last taboos subjects. It often causes shame and embarrassment, which can prevent people accessing the help and support they need. However, incontinence is …

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