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Risk and Reward: Positive Risk Taking for Clients

So much of our work is concerned with keeping our clients away from risks, but sometimes taking well-calculated, managed risks can lead to enjoyable experiences for our clients and help them retain their independence as much as possible.

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17 August 2018
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How to support an older person following a fall

Care for older loved ones by improving your understanding of how to assess and support an older person following a fall.

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16 August 2018
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Skilled care: Why looking after others requires a special touch

Skilled care is the norm for family care and professional care, but such responsibilities have too often been dismissed as 'low-skilled' work.

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16 August 2018
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It's time to talk about support for older carers

New Age UK figures show support for older carers is more important than ever; find out how live-in care can provide support in your own home.

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02 August 2018
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Care Sector News Review: July 2018

Get up to speed with the latest discussion from the industry with the latest edition of care sector news review, July 2018.

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31 July 2018
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How palliative live-in care helps you take those meaningful steps

Following Tessa Jowell's inspirational speech, find out how palliative live-in care can help support comfort and self-determination at the end of life.

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26 July 2018
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Skin care advice for seniors in summer

We've prepared this handy list of skin care advice for seniors to help keep you comfortable and protected throughout the summer months.

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19 July 2018
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High-quality care: What key criteria do inspectors look for?

High-quality care is something we should all have access to when the time comes. However, with so many autonomous care providers operating across the country, maintaining this standard requires a dedicated body to oversee things.

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12 July 2018
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6 tips for holidaying with older parents

Holidaying with older parents can be an immensely rewarding experience for everyone involved. With a little bit of pre-planning, you can gather the family together and share an unforgettable trip, whether at home or abroad.

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05 July 2018

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Care Sector News Review: June 2018

Welcome to Care Sector News Review, June 2018 edition. Here, we'll give you a brief introduction to some of the most compelling care sector news from across the industry.

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03 July 2018
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Care home closures keep thousands of older people trapped in hospital

Care home closures are happening at an alarming rate, leaving 3,500 medically fit older people trapped in hospitals across the UK. In this article, we'll take a look at why care homes are closing so rapidly. We'll also explain the importance of helping older people return home as soon as they're physically able.

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28 June 2018
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A quick guide to bowel cancer symptoms and screening

In honour of Bowel Cancer UK's 'Step Up for 30' initiative and 'Cancer Survivors' Day' (both of which take place this month), we've prepared this short guide to bowel cancer symptoms, tests and at-risk groups.

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21 June 2018