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Diabetes Myths

Diabetes Myths: Know the Facts when Caring for Your Relative Diabetes can happen at any age, and for the elderly, it’s a disease that can especially affect their lives. The good news is there are ways to manage the disease for an elderly loved o ne. Type 2 diabetes is a large problem in the [...]

2018-09-26T19:51:40+00:00March 1st, 2016|

Care Choices

Conversations on care: care choices Choosing care for a loved one can be a stressful and sensitive time for the entire family. There’s a wide variety of services available and it is never too early to start thinking about emotional, practical and financial plans if your loved one needs extra support. It can be difficult [...]

2018-09-26T19:51:47+00:00December 9th, 2014|

Addressing an ageing population

Addressing an ageing population The growing number of older people in the UK presents a number of major challenges as well as opportunities. Statistics show population ageing is forecast to continue, with the number of people in the UK aged 65 and over increasing by nearly two-thirds to reach 15.8 million by 2031. Britain is [...]

2018-09-26T19:51:47+00:00December 4th, 2014|

Prestige Nursing + Care Carers Week celebrations

Prestige Nursing + Care Carers Week celebrations Over the week of 9th-15th June Prestige Nursing + Care celebrated Carers Week by recognising the great contribution of informal carers to our local community. We treated a number of clients, and their informal carers, to two hours of free respite services. One in eight adults in the [...]

2018-09-26T19:51:47+00:00August 27th, 2014|

Tips for alleviating arthritis

Tips for alleviating arthritis this autumn One in five of the adult population is living with arthritis in the UK and as the weather turns colder, symptoms of the disease can worsen. We’ve put together some top tips to coincide with National Arthritis Week (12th-19th October) to help keep your loved one comfortable this season. [...]

2018-09-26T19:51:47+00:00August 27th, 2014|

Hospital discharge

Hospital discharge: know the facts A hospital stay can be a worrying and, on occasion, a confusing time for you and your loved one. We’ve put together some handy facts about what to expect from the hospital discharge process, information on the choices available and advice so you can help the process run smoothly. Planning [...]

2018-09-26T19:51:47+00:00August 27th, 2014|