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Elderly Malnutrition

Elderly Malnutrition; Spot the Signs of Malnutrition in your Elderly Relative As we age, our bodies require fewer calories, yet we require more protein, calcium, B vitamins, and other nutrients. Unfortunately, there remains a surprising lack of awareness about the specific dietary needs of seniors and how nutrition plays a key role in their well-being [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+01:00May 11th, 2017|

Common Concerns for an Elderly Relative

What are the Common Concerns for Those Caring for an Elderly Relative? The UK population is ageing. According to the Office of National Statistics, the number of people aged 75 and over has risen by 89% since 1974. Health services are under a huge amount of strain and many families are now the primary carer [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+01:00May 10th, 2017|

A manifesto for social care

The recent announcement of a general election came as a surprise, and Theresa May’s decision to hold one as soon as June left of her political opponents scrambling to fill their manifestos. The dominance of Brexit on the political agenda has naturally meant it has taken centre stage in the run-up to the election. However, [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+01:00May 9th, 2017|

Ageing with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Understanding Irritable Bowel Syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome, often abbreviated as IBS, is a common disorder that can cause everything from chronic abdominal pain and bloating to diarrhoea and constipation. IBS is considered a functional digestion disorder, which means that symptoms are often brought on by changes in the digestive system rather than by a certain [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+01:00May 4th, 2017|

Brexit: The looming threat to social care

Brexit is the biggest issue on the agenda as election fever starts to take hold, and with good reason. The policy decisions that are made over the coming months and years will have a dramatic effect on people’s daily lives. Yet with the focus on trade deals and tactical voting, the continuing crisis in social [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+01:00April 28th, 2017|

Comfort Keepers’ Parent Company, Sodexo, Acquires UK Home Care Agency

Sodexo are proud to announce the acquisition of Prestige Nursing, a leading family owned home care agency with over 40 branches throughout England and Scotland. Prestige Nursing have been successfully building their home care business since 1945 and will continue to be managed by the current Managing Director, Jonathan Bruce, who says of the deal; [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+01:00April 28th, 2017|

Mobility Problems

Managing Mobility Problems in Seniors Problems associated with aging can affect a person’s ability to move around, or mobility. Mobility problems may include unsteadiness while walking, difficulty getting in and out of a chair, or falls. Muscle weakness, joint problems, pain, disease, and neurological difficulties can all contribute to mobility problems. Sometimes several mild problems [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+01:00April 27th, 2017|

Wandering in the Elderly

Wandering in the Elderly; Tips to Prevent Unwanted Elderly Wandering Due to growing numbers of seniors, many of whom are afflicted with Alzheimer’s and dementia, wandering is increasing. Even in familiar places, a person with Alzheimer's may not remember his or her name or address and can become disoriented. Wandering with dementia is dangerous, but there are [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+01:00April 20th, 2017|