What is a care plan?
When it comes to receiving care, there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution. Every person is unique with their own needs, values, desires and preferences. It’s important that you receive care that’s personalised to you so that you are able to thrive – that’s why having a care plan is so essential. In…Read More
How is homecare funded?
Home care is personalised and practical support provided in the comfort of a person’s home. It’s designed to empower an individual to retain their independence and enjoy the comforts of home for as long as possible rather than having to relocate to a care home or hospice. While the option to stay at home is…Read More
What to look for in a care provider
Are you or a loved one in search of a home care provider? Finding the right provider is no easy task and requires time, energy and effort. After all, you naturally want what’s best for your loved one. Not only do you want to find an organisation that aligns with your values and can meet…Read More
Keep your loved one warm this winter
Brrr! With the winter season comes colder temperatures and harsher weather conditions. Shorter days and darker nights, combined with rising energy costs, can make it challenging to stay warm and cosy during the winter. Older people in particular are more vulnerable to the cold as they tend to be less physically active. This can affect…Read More
What is wraparound care?
Many changes naturally happen as we grow older. For example, our memory may not be as sharp as it used to be. We may require an extra hand doing things that once came to us effortlessly. It may even become challenging to safely get around in or outside the house. These changes can affect our…Read More
What’s the difference between palliative and end-of-life care?
Everyone deserves to receive high-quality and compassionate care in the place of their choice, whether that is a hospital, hospice, care home or in the comfort of their own home. This includes people approaching the end of life or living with a life-limiting disease. In this blog post, we discuss the difference between palliative and…Read More
How to progress your career in care
The care industry is constantly growing and evolving, making it an exciting time for people working in care. As the demand for care increases, more and more people are shifting towards receiving care from the comfort of their homes rather than choosing to move into residential care. This means there are plenty of opportunities to…Read More
Caring for people who are bedbound
Becoming bedridden is a significant life change that brings new challenges to everyday living. A bed-bound person is someone who is no longer able to move easily, either because they have become weaker or have sustained an injury. Being confined to a bed can not only take a toll on the bed-bound person, but also…Read More
Need a little help with errands?
Need a little help with errands? Could you benefit from an extra hand with the housework? Perhaps it would be helpful to have someone assist with the shopping or accompany you to appointments? For all of these things and more, homecare in Romford, Clacton on Sea and surrounding areas is here for you. Read on…Read More
Reducing hazards around the home
As we get older, our safety can be compromised in the home in a variety of different ways. Stairs and rugs can suddenly become tripping hazards. Dealing with plugs and other electrical devices can suddenly become dangerous. A high bed may suddenly become difficult to get in and out of. Despite these changes, we understand…Read More