6 myths about care homes

6 myths about care homes

We work with a large number of care homes and caregivers and love to get their feedback. One thing many of the people we work with say is that, whilst they love working in the care sector they also believe it has an unfair reputation this is particularly shown in the media. You don’t need … Read More…

Elderly caregiver tips

Elderly caregiver tips

There are many different types of caregivers. You could be a care assistant in a care home or a nursing home, you may be looking after a friend or relative. Whatever sort of relationship you have with the individual in your care, there will be a lot of challenges that you will have to face … Read More…

Tips for Communicating with a Dementia patient

Knowing how to communicate with someone who has dementia is not a simple skill but, thankfully, it is something you can learn. Improving your communication skills will help make caregiving less difficult and will hopefully help you with your relationship with your loved one. Good communication skills will also provide support when handling any difficult … Read More…

Managing Conflict in a care home

conflict management in a care home

Working in a care home can be an incredibly rewarding and enriching experience. Many people choose to work in care home setting because they care and want to make a difference in the lives of people in care. They are brilliant individuals who boosts peoples lives on the daily. Within these types of settings, however, … Read More…

What do you do if someone is drowning?

What to do when someone is drowning?

Summer is an exciting time for all the family, the mad rush before your holiday, feeling the sun on your skin and going for a quick dip in the pool to cool down. But a day in the pool means increased danger, and every family knows knows the fear of this activity especially if there … Read More…

5 Heatwave First Aid Tips

Heatwave first Aid Tips

With the heatwave across the UK still ongoing, there are many health risks when the temperature is too hot. So here are 5 points to help you deal with the scorching temperatures! Dehydration Dehydration means that your body is losing more fluid than you are taking in. if it isn’t treated it can get worse … Read More…