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What’s in a care plan?

A care plan is a comprehensive document that outlines all of a person’s specific health and social care needs and the actions required to address them. It serves as a roadmap for the care and support a person requires from


How to create a heart healthy diet

Maintaining a healthy heart is crucial for a healthy life. A balanced, heart healthy diet can be a powerful tool in safeguarding your heart from potential health risks, including heart disease and diabetes. Incorporating heart-healthy foods into your diet offers


How to Keep the Elderly Warm in Bed

As we get older, our bodies go through several changes that can make us more susceptible to the cold. The elderly, in particular, are more likely to feel the effects of low temperatures, especially when they are in bed at


What is a care needs assessment?

Needing extra care and support to maintain independence and quality of life can happen at any stage in life. If you find that you need extra support to live a full and independent life at home, there are care funding


What is the Osteoporosis T-Score?

What is the osteoporosis T-score? As we grow older, we naturally start to lose some bone mineral density putting us at greater risk for developing health conditions like osteoporosis. This is especially true for people over the age of 50 ...

What is Assisted Living and How Does it Work?

What is assisted living and how does it work? Making the move to an assisted living community is a big decision. You likely have questions - and doubts - about whether this is the right decision for yourself or a ...

Bed Transfer Support Rails for the Older Generation

Bed transfer support rails for the older generation Bed transfer support rails are a safety measure for people with mobility or frailty concerns. As we age, everyday tasks like getting in and out of bed often become more challenging. Bed ...

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Content authored by Jackie Cooper 27 January 2023

Jackie is a qualified occupational therapist and is registered with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC). She provides support and advice for our clients with mobility and transfer needs, and has nearly 40 years’ experience in occupational therapy.

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