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Self-neglect is a growing problem

Are you worried that your elderly relative is no longer able to look after themselves properly? Are you concerned that your loved one is experiencing self-neglect?

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Mental Health Awareness Week

I’m sure you could remember the last time you went to the Doctors about an ache or pain, but when did you last speak to someone about your mental health?

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Face mask adapters

How to help someone with sore ears that has to wear a face mask daily!

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Our team is growing!

We are excited to welcome our new CAREGiver Lucy, who will also work part-time as our Office Admin to support the team and our clients! Lucy loves to care for her family and for others and always thought about starting a career in the care sector to bring this passion even more to life. She will help us around the office and with admin tasks, as well as support clients with her caring nature and her big heart. It is fantastic to see the team growing and we look forward to more developments over the next months and years to come! If you have thought about working in care, please do get in touch via 01322923750 or our website to check for our CAREGiver vacancies.

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Top 10 Myths about Ageing and Eating a Healthy Diet

As we age, physical changes to our bodies occur which can affect the way we think and feel about food. These changes can prevent us from having access to a healthy diet and can also make us believe we are less hungry, resulting in us eating less. As part of a new campaign by Home Instead Senior Care Dartford, Stay Nourished, we dispel the top 10 myths about ageing and eating a healthy diet.

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YouCanCare week - start your career in care!

It's #youcancare week and what better example to share with you all than one of our fantastic CAREGivers, Manisha, whose story is now also online: ?? Kent Online: https://www.kentonline.co.uk/…/caregiver-receives-praise-f…/ Kent Live: http://kentlivenews.com/home-instead-senior-care-dartford-…/ Have a read through - especially if you are still unsure if working in care is for you. If you have a big ?? and a passion to help others and make a difference, then you are the perfect match! ?? #youcancare #changethefaceofageing #comeworkforus #homeinsteaddartford

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Why not UnRetire Yourself?

A quarter of over-65s say they feel they gave up their careers too soon according to a nationwide survey of retirees by Home Instead Senior Care.

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Be a Santa to a Senior

110 gifts delivered to the local community

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Home Instead embraces new ITV Sponsorship

Home Instead Senior Care has launched its first television sponsorship with a series of specially designed ads for ITV late nights.

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Poignant loneliness film released by The Silver Line

Home Instead is proud to support the launch of a poignant film highlighting loneliness by charity helpline The Silver Line.

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#CareAboutDementia - useful tips for everyone!

We thought that a good way to help improve the lives of those living with dementia would be to share tips and guidance from caring individuals with experience in dementia care. Here are some of our tips.

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Our new Care Manager Naomi

We are excited to introduce our new Care Manager Naomi! Naomi has been working in the care sector since she was 21 years old and has been a Registered Manager for many years, both with CSCI and CQC. She has worked as a Carer, Senior Carer, Deputy Manager and a Registered Manager, covering Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Supported Living environments. Her heart, however, lies in Domiciliary Care, where she likes to not only lead a successful team, but to also take a hands-on approach in providing high-quality service to her clients. Her extensive experience and her caring and compassionate nature bring a wonderful addition to our growing team and we look forward to a long and successful journey together. You are always welcome to come by our office to meet her (and us) in person for a cup of tea and a chat! We would love to introduce our vision of quality home care for the elderly to you and give you some more information about what we can offer.

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