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Signs your elderly loved ones may need extra help

Now more than ever, older members of our community may need a little extra support at home; whether recovering from an illness, affected by a bereavement, or having to self-isolate away from friends and family. Home Instead Brighton, Hove & Shoreham offer some advice and questions to ask if you think your elderly loved ones need help, giving you some peace of mind.

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Tips for older people to stay cool this summer

With Summer temperatures rising, it is important to recognise that older people's bodies are often unable to adjust to sudden changes in temperature, making them more susceptible to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Doctors warn that hot nights are particularly dangerous for the elderly as it is more difficult for their bodies to recover from heat stress caused by hot days. Here, Home Instead Senior Care Brighton, Hove & Shoreham offer a few tips on how to stay safe during the hot summer months.

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#ScamAwareness - stay safe online during COVID-19

While technology presents wonderful opportunities for those much needed feelings of connection, scammers are exploiting COVID-19 to commit fraud and cyber crime. Here, for #ScamAwareness, we offer some ways to stay connected and secure online.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: #KindnessMatters

We know that poor mental health is not an inevitable part of ageing and kindness is at the heart of what we do at Home Instead Brighton, Hove & Shoreham. Here, we outline the benefits of being kind – showing that doing good does us all good!

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Nine warning signs of dementia

At Home Instead Brighton, Hove & Shoreham, we are experts in dementia care. This is reflected in the unique way our services are delivered and based on many years’ experience looking after people with dementia in the comfort of their own home. Here, we provide our insight into nine warning signs of dementia to look out for.

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Donation of Face Shields from local company Ricardo

Many thanks to the fabulous team at Ricardo in Shoreham who have turned their hand to producing face shields and have donated a box of these to Home Instead Brighton, Hove & Shoreham for free.

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Staying safe and well at home: COVID-19 (coronavirus)

We at Home Instead Senior Care Brighton, Hove & Shoreham are standing firm in our commitment to our Clients during this unprecedented and very challenging time of COVID-19, helping them to stay happy, safe and well at home.

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A career in care: breaking down myths #YouCanCare

There are some common myths surrounding the role of a carer. During #YouCanCare Week we want to break down some of these myths and encourage people to think about a career in care.

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Time to Talk Day - the importance of self-care

On Time to Talk Day we are taking the time to contribute to the wider conversation about mental health and the workplace. Home Instead Senior Care Brighton, Hove and Shoreham highly value the physical and mental health and wellbeing of all our team.

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Companionship and the Community

Loneliness is one of the public health issues of our time and over the cold, dark, winter months these feelings can be heightened. At Home Instead Senior Care Brighton, Hove and Shoreham we are experts in companionship-led home care.

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CQC rates our responsiveness Outstanding!

We are delighted to announce an 'Outstanding' Care Quality Commission rating for our Responsiveness and overall Good for our service following a recent inspection

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Preventing hospitalisation for seniors: free booklet

Preventing hospitalisation for seniors: free booklet

Hospitals save lives but being admitted to hospital presents a risk in itself. Preventive measures can help keep our loved ones out of hospital as they age. Home instead Senior Care offers a free booklet of advice and information.

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