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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 …

26 Oct, 2016

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 …

/ 9 May, 2016

How to Help an Elderly Parent Who Doesn’t Want Care

With a little patience and understanding you can support your parent in choosing the right care, so they get the help they need and still retain their dignity and independence. How to help an elderly parent who doesn’t want care It can be difficult when an elderly parent doesn’t want care, especially when they need it. But …

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