10 interesting facts on Parkinson’s Disease

10 interesting facts on Parkinson’s Disease

While there are varying treatments for those with Parkinson’s Disease, there are a of options for those with PD to get a great quality of life. Lifestyle modifications and rest and exercise are often required to manage the disease more effectively but there are plenty...
How To Be A Carer

How To Be A Carer

Care workers, also known as Carers, are a vital part of any care home or nursing facility. As a Carer, you will be responsible for assisting vulnerable and elderly adults the best care possible and assist with normal daily tasks. Once you have become a Carer, you will...
Depression in the elderly

Depression in the elderly

Depression affects 1 in 6 people in the UK it is reported to affect between 1 in 4 and 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 and 85% of those diagnosed do not seek help. Depression in the elderly has a different impact than those who are younger, and often occurs as the...
Healthy Eating tips for the Elderly

Healthy Eating tips for the Elderly

Staying healthy in later life can be challenging. Bad habits can often be life-long, access to shops can also be limited leaving reduced access to fresh ingredients. With limited mobility and lower energy levels, it can be extremely hard to keep to a balanced diet....
WHAT IS DIABETES?

WHAT IS DIABETES?

Diabetes is an illness which affects millions every year. Around 700 people per day are diagnosed with diabetes and it affects an average of 1 in every 4 residents of care homes. Diabetes affects how your body turns food into energy. When your food is broken down, it...