What Are The Causes of Sensory Impairment?
A sensory impairment is when senses such as sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste or spatial awareness are affected and not operating as well as they should be and therefore impacting someone’s ability to use that sense properly, or at all. The most common, familiar and impactful types of sensory impairment are related to sight loss […]
Does Live In Care Involve Multiple Carers?
Live in care usually consists of one dedicated carer A live in carer will provide one on one dedicated care, living at the property of the person they care for, so they are able to assist them throughout the day and night as needed. This arrangement means that there is one carer who focuses on […]
What Causes a Sensory Impairment?
What is a sensory impairment? A sensory impairment is when one or more of the senses is impaired such as sight, smell, touch, taste, hearing or spatial awareness. This could be a minor or a full loss of that sense and includes disabilities such as deafness and blindness but can also be the result of […]
The Main Causes of Alzheimer’s
What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s is a condition affecting the brain, its effects gradually destroy the ability to process and remember information, and it is responsible for around 60-80% of dementia cases. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia and is a cause of dementia. Dementia being the general term for a decline in mental ability […]
How the Elderly Benefit from Live In Care
What Is Live In Care? Live in care is when a carer lives with the person they care for at their property, so they can provide care across the day and night as and when required. Live in care allows a carer to be there to provide support and understand the routines and abilities of […]
What Does End of Life Care Involve?
Today’s topic is never an easy one to consider or talk openly about, yet we find that the better informed our families and those in need of care are, the easier this topic is to process. End of life care is a complex and incredibly personal experience for each person and family that we interact […]
Why is Live In Care a Good Alternative?
Whether you’re living with a debilitating or chronic condition, a life-altering disability, or are elderly and struggle to complete some everyday tasks and routines, live-in care is a solution which combines around-the-clock support within the comfort of your own home. A care solution which brings professional support right to your doorstep, live in care in […]
When is Respite Care Required?
What is Respite Care? Respite care allows the usual carer a break from their caring role, providing cover care so the person you care for is looked after by someone else. Caring for someone, especially if you’re a family member or unpaid carer, can be incredibly demanding and stressful. It is important to take time […]
How to Explain the Effects of a Stroke on the Elderly
What is a Stroke? A stroke occurs when blood supply is cut off to a part of the brain, it can be a serious life-threatening issue and cause long term effects to cognitive function. When blood flow is restricted or stopped then brain cells begin to die affecting brain function and causing brain injury, disability […]
Elderly Activities that Help to Stimulate the Mind
As we age, all of us need to exercise our minds as much as our bodies to keep them in the best possible condition. While many people maintaining physically fitness through a healthy diet and exercise routine, mental health can often be overlooked as it is essentially invisible. Rather than being less of a priority […]