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An appreciation post for those working in the care industry

We really want to dedicate this post to all of those who work in care, healthcare and childcare. There are so many demanding job roles, which do not particularly pay well, especially considering the many years of training and experience these talented individuals have in their locker. They do not take on these jobs because …

Helping out the elderly over the winter

We all know an elderly man or woman, whether they are relatives, family friends or neighbours, spend a little extra time looking out for them over the cold winter months. There are a few ways you can help the elderly: Keep them warm- Making sure they are warm on those extra cold days, checking their …

Adapting your home to take care of an elderly relative

Taking care of an elderly relative is a big responsibility for anyone, but it is very admirable of you too. When you take on full-time care of a relative you may find that your home isn’t best suitable for your relative and it may require some modifications to make daily routines a little bit easier. …

Challenges that come from caring for a family member

Carers are amazing people who put others first, accommodating their lifestyle to the needs of others. Caring for your family member can be a challenging move, quitting your regular job to care for a loved one or ill family member. There are so many positive aspects to caring for a family member, whilst there are …

Taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s

Taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s is a difficult task, both emotionally and physically. Here are some simple steps you may want to take on board when you’re caring for a friend or relative with this unfortunate disease. Acceptance As a caregiver, the first step is acceptance. You must accept that the disease has no …