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Working in a Nursing Home

A nursing home is a place that provides care for the elderly, including personal and medical care, food and activities to its residents. Some nursing homes provide long-term care, while others offer short-term care. Nursing homes are staffed with nurses, doctors, aides, social workers, dietitians, therapists, and other professionals. Working in a nursing home is …

Do you need help from a carer?

As we get older, we need to decide if we wish to stay living in our own homes or move to a residential home.  Suppose you chose to stay within your own home; you might benefit from a carer to help with your day to daycare. This is especially important if you do not have …

So why book a paediatric first aid course?

Paediatric First Aid courses are becoming more and more popular, with the majority of parents deciding to take this step in order to help keep their children safe at all times. This can be an extremely rewarding way to spend some time, even if you only choose the basic training module. So what are some …

How to Help the Elderly Near You

Coronavirus, lockdowns and restrictions has made things particularly difficult for the elderly in your neighbourhood. You can always help look after those around you by checking that these vulnerable individuals are safe. You should always be sure to keep your distance and not put them at risk but if able, try to see if those …

Latest News on Visiting Care Homes This Christmas

As with all things in 2020, visiting your family in a care home this Christmas, will be quite different. As care homes are already typically under-staffed and under-funded, the additional workload associated with care home visits, at Christmas, will put even more strain on these facilities. All visitors will need to mindful of the additional …