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What are arthritis nodules?

What are arthritis nodules? Arthritis nodules are round or elongated lumps that develop under the skin of people with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. While these lumps are often harmless, in some cases they may be painful or cause other complications. ...

How to improve mobility in the older generation

How to improve mobility in the older generation As we get older, it becomes more common to experience problems with mobility. Whether due to illness, injury or other factors, even gentle exercises can start to feel daunting. However, proper mobility ...

How to care for an elderly person

How to care for an elderly person According to Carers UK, there are over 6 million people across the UK who are carers, caring for an older person, someone living with a disability or a person who has a serious ...

What Is A Dosette Box?

Dosette Boxes & Pill Organisers What is a  dosette box and how to use one to manage your medication According to Age UK, in England more than one in 10 people who are aged 65 and over take at least ...

Help with Shopping for the Elderly

Help with shopping services for the elderly As we get older some day-to-day tasks can become more challenging. This may be because of reduced mobility and frailty which restrict our independence. There are a variety of factors as to why ...

How to care for elderly in their own homes

How to care for elderly in their own homes Home care for elderly in their own homes is care and support provided to an older person, in the place they love most.  They may require help at different times of ...

Oral care in the elderly

Oral care in the elderly Good oral care and hygiene is important throughout our lives, but even more so as we age.  Reduced independence can mean that maintaining a thorough and consistent approach to oral hygiene can then lead to ...

The benefits of live-in care during the summer months

Find out how The Good Care Group can help you or your loved one make the most of the summer months using comprehensive, holistic live-in care techniques. Summer should be a time of activity and social engagement; live-in care can help make

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Our live-in carers are equipped to spot infection early

How we are enabling effective prevention and detection of infections within our live-in care service. Image 1 illustrates the different trajectory for a client with a UTI pre and post implementation of urinalysis kits The first key learning from the

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