During the colder months of the year, elderly individuals are at increased risk. When temperatures plummet below 8oc, elderly residents are more susceptible to illnesses, such as pneumonia, hypothermia, flu and even heart attacks. With this in mind, we have compiled five ways to help elderly residents stay warm and well this winter. 5 ways […]

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Many care home residents suffer a physical disability. It is important to know how to look after disabled patients and deal with the challenges faced, compared to more abled patients. There are many types of disability, which means as a carer it is important to understand your patients’ individual needs and abilities. When caring for […]

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There are currently 850,000 people in the UK living with Dementia. For sufferers, maintaining independence while living with dementia can be increasingly difficult as the illness progresses. Dementia can be difficult and affects not only the sufferer but also their friends and family. As the patient’s condition deteriorates it can be difficult for families to […]

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