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Stroke Awareness Month

Make May Purple, runs annually each year to help raise the awareness of stroke and the impact it can have on the individuals and their families. Despite being a leading cause of death and disability, strokes are often misunderstood and

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Live-in care and our approach to dementia

At The Good Care Group, we know how worrying and stressful it can be when faced with the reality that a loved one living with dementia or increasing memory loss is struggling to cope alone. Many families believe moving their

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Myths about live-in care

In recent years, live-in care has gained recognition as a flexible and compassionate alternative to traditional care settings for older adults and individuals with care needs. However, despite its growing popularity, several misconceptions and myths surrounding this form of care

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How live-in care supports hobbies and social engagements

Engaging in hobbies and social engagements is not only enjoyable but also essential for maintaining overall well-being at any age. These activities provide opportunities for mental stimulation, emotional fulfilment, and social connection, all of which contribute to a sense of

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Live-in care vs. 24-hour care

When it comes to ensuring the well-being of your loved ones, choosing the right type of care is paramount. Live-in care and 24-hour care are two options that provide round-the-clock support, but they differ in their approach and delivery. In

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Brain Awareness Week 2024

This week is Brain Awareness Week, and this year the area of focus is ‘The Changing Brain’. We’re therefore sharing some information about dementia from our Admiral (dementia) Nurse Dr Jane Pritchard to spread awareness. Dementia affects an estimated 944,000

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Staying Hydrated with Homecare

The Importance of Hydration in Dementia Hydration is vital for people of all ages, and is important for maintaining overall health and well-being. Drinking enough fluids ensures the optimal functioning of vital organs, aids digestion, regulates body temperature and supports

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