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How to keep elderly people active in winter

Learn more about how to keep elderly people active in winter and what live-in care can do to support your loved one throughout the colder months.

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23 November 2017
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NHS winter crisis will put older people at risk

Learn more about how the NHS winter crisis could put older people at risk, and how live-in care can help make the hospital discharge process less stressful.

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16 November 2017
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How live-in care enables holidays for older people

Find out why holidays for older people are so important for maintaining high quality of life, and how live-in care can help support older people on holiday.

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10 August 2017
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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.

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01 June 2017
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Helping your elderly loved one stay hydrated in spring and summer

Find out why staying sufficiently hydrated is so important for elderly people, and how you can help ensure your loved one is consuming enough fluids.

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11 May 2017
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Spring activities for older people

Use this list of activities for older people to keep your loved one active and socially engaged in the spring sunshine.

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16 March 2017
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Planning ahead for elderly care in 2017

Spending time with your loved one over the festive season may have got you thinking about elderly care arrangements.

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06 January 2017
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Elderly care at Christmas

Here’s an introduction to how you can support your loved one in their own home, and during family visits this Christmas.

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19 December 2016
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Home Safety for the Elderly; a checklist

The benefit to an elderly person’s wellbeing of continuing to live in their own home cannot be overstated. That said, there are many safety considerations that need to be addressed in order to facilitate this without risking their health or safety. The presence of a live-in carer can mitigate many of these risks, because they are trained in home safety as well as personal care.

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05 April 2016
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Why adverse weather is a concern for the elderly

Winter has firmly set in, with the mercury dropping below 0°C for the first time in January. Here's why this can be a lonely, frightening time for elderly people, including increased risks of becoming ill or injured, and how to minimise these risks.

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21 January 2016
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A quarter of elderly people dreading loneliness of festive season

Around 24% of elderly people, equivalent to around 2.7 million individuals, have expressed concern that the Christmas period will heighten their sense of loneliness, a new report from charity Age UK has found.

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09 December 2015

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Excess winter deaths’ stir fears over NHS ability to cope

Financial Times – Wednesday 25th November 2015

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03 December 2015