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Mindfulness for seniors

Russell Treasure, Mindfulness Coach from Manchester, has kindly written us a guest blog offering tips and guidance on mindfulness for older people. Please pass this on to any family or friends that might find it useful. Mindfulness for seniors Mindfulness is about being present in the moment and involves being mindful of every action you are taking. Meditation is the main form of practising mindfulness, although it can also be achieved by focusing your mind on specific everyday tasks. The goal in doing this is to become mindful every moment of the day and fully immersed in the moment that you are experiencing.

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Alzheimer's disease and dementia home care

Dementia affects more than 850,000 people in the UK and the figure is growing at an unprecedented rate. By 2051, over 2 million people will have been diagnosed with a type of dementia. These are not just statistics; they represent the millions of families with loved ones who require special care and support to live a fulfilled life with dementia.

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Introducing Siobhan , Our new Recruitment Engagement

We would like to say a huge welcome to our new Community Engagement Manager Siobhan who has officially joined the company as of last week! Siobhan is just in the process of completing her induction and settling into the Home Instead team and before long will be out and about in the community meeting everyone.

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Tips for fighting fraud at home

This year's Scams Awareness campaign was hosted by Citizen’s Advice and they are focusing on raising awareness of the scams that have emerged as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Caring for CAREGivers so they can care for you

During this time, it’s so important to us that our CAREGivers and office teams feel confident and happy to be able to do the wonderful job they are doing caring for older people. There have been challenges for everyone and for us at Home Instead Senior Care, we wanted to make sure our CAREGivers were happy in their role so that they can continue to deliver the best person-centred home care possible.

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Recommend a Friend Scheme

Massive WELL DONE & THANK YOU to our wonderful CAREGiver Val who has today received a voucher for two CAREGiver recommendations!

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Top Home Care Group Award

That’s why we are so pleased to be named by review website as one of the Top 20 Home Care Groups in the UK, which is based directly on the reviews from clients we care for.

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CAREGiver Royal ‘Zoom’ appointment

When Home Instead Senior Care had the opportunity for one of its CAREGivers to chat with the future King of England, it was certainly one that was too good to miss!

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Esther Rantzens Home Challenges

Home Instead & The Silver Line Launch Home Challenge

In a throwback to Dame Esther Rantzen’s iconic ‘That’s Life’ television show, we’ve joined forces with The Silver Line to set a weekly challenge to keep our clients, CAREGivers and anyone else who wishes to get involved. Think of it as ‘That’s Lockdown Life’! We’ve called it Home Challenges with Esther will set a fun and interesting task to be completed each week via our Facebook and Twitter channels.

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Staying safe at home

We know that 71% of people would rather stay at home than face moving into a care home. Making sure your home is a safe, comfortable and practical place to live is key to you being able to live well at home for longer.

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A Thank You Message from Dame Esther Rantzen

Dame Esther Rantzen has issued a message of thanks to care workers across the country, including to our very own CAREGivers! Let’s spread the important message and let all care workers know that their efforts are truly appreciated!

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Home Instead has revived a video message from actress

Home Instead has revived a video message from actress Sarah Hadland who said, “I just wanted to say thank you so much for the amazing job you are doing. I hope you know how much you are appreciated and admired.”

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