How gardening can improve elderly health

Find out how The Good Care Group helps older people continue to engage in the activities they love by calling on our friendly team. Gardening can be a fantastically rewarding activity for older people, with numerous health and social benefits. In

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‘Flying’ elderly home care visits on the rise

The rise of ‘flying’ elderly care visits of just 15 minutes are on the rise, according to a report by Leonard Cheshire Disability. Of the 63 Local Authorities reviewed for the report, three-fifths commissioned care visits of 15 minutes. The

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What happened on Dignity Action Day?

Discover Dignity Action Day – a nationwide series of events designed to help raise awareness and improve care standards across the country. Wednesday 1 February saw care professionals from across the country arrange simultaneous events to mark Dignity Action Day.

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What does ‘independence’ mean to older people?

What is independence in care? Independence is a simple concept. At its most basic level, it means having full autonomy over one’s own life. However, the challenges posed by the ageing process can challenge this definition, especially when it is

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Wellness Café

A free café for older people to enjoy tea, cake, table tennis and social activities. A free café for older people to enjoy tea, cake, table tennis and social activities. Greenhouse Sports Centre Time – 1-3 pm Date – 2nd July and 1st

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A Touching Moment

A short piece written by Professional Live in Carer at The Good Care Group. Beverley Taylor who was moved by the progress her client had made in the short period of time she spent with him. During the 8 months

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Overcoming age-related high cholesterol

High levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol are common among older people, and can lead to a range of serious health conditions High levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol are common among older people, and can lead to a range

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