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Care Sector News Review: November 2018

Catch up with the latest care sector news from across the sector in our November 2018 industry review, including care services, medical research and more.

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26 November 2018
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Record number of centenarians shows need for new care systems

With life expectancy and years spent in good health both increasing, it's time for society to think about new care systems that help people live to the fullest.

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21 November 2018
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How to reduce flu risk for elderly loved ones

Taking steps to reduce flu risk for elderly people is vitally important throughout winter; find out what you can do to help support your loved one.

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14 November 2018
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The Power of Bubbles

“Yoohoo! Cooee!” she cried out of the window into the courtyard below. When that didn’t work she pulled her hanky from inside her sleeve and waved it out of the window to get their attention. A few steps behind her, I smiled fondly at her and the impromptu SOS signal to her great grandchildren below.

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12 November 2018
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Caring For a Couple With Different Needs

Caring for a couple with such different needs can be very challenging at times. Prior to their ill health this couple had travelled extensively around the world and experienced many happy times together. However, J’s Parkinson’s diagnosis and the accompanying frailty meant his mind was active while his body was not.

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12 November 2018
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Dealing with dementia: What do we do when our client’s spouse dies?

After B’s husband sadly passed away, it was decided not to tell her the news as she was unable to retain new information. That first daunting night, J’s absence had shifted the atmosphere. My apprehension intensified as the emptiness hung heavy in the air. His bed lay there next to where B slept, empty for the first time in decades.

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12 November 2018
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Elderly weight gain: Techniques for helping your loved one stay healthy

Gain tips and advice for helping support elderly weight gain. These simple steps could help your loved one overcome weight loss and maintain healthy body size.

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07 November 2018
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Should your loved one consider downsizing and decluttering?

Downsizing and decluttering can be immensely beneficial for older people; find out how to approach this process in a sensitive, supportive manner.

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31 October 2018
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How to ease sundowning symptoms

Find out how you can help ease sundowning symptoms for older people with a little help from the friendly team at The Good Care Group.

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24 October 2018
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Care Sector News Review: October 2018

Find out what's been happening across the industry during October 2018 in the latest edition of Care Sector News Review, bought to you by The Good Care Group.

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23 October 2018
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6 fun and creative indoor winter activities for older people

These fun indoor activities for older people will help your loved one stay active and socially engaged throughout the winter months.

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17 October 2018

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Forget Me Not Cafés Hildenborough

The Forget Me Not Cafés provide local support for those living with dementia or memory / cognition issues and their families and carers, through open, free, cafés.

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17 October 2018