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Home Instead Senior Care is delighted to be supporting local artist Fiona Fahey with her Arts & Crafts Club for Older People

Home Instead Senior Care is delighted to be supporting local artist Fiona Fahey with her Arts & Crafts Club for Older People

The series of workshops enables participants to explore their creativity with Fiona’s guidance. No previous experience is required because the small g

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City & Guilds Dementia Care Training

City & Guilds Dementia Care Training

Many congratulations to the latest group of our fantastic caregivers to complete our City & Guilds accredited Dementia Care programme. You all put so

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Dementia Parliamentary Reception - a Tale of Two Cities

Dementia Parliamentary Reception - a Tale of Two Cities

Last night we were fortunate to be invited to the Dementia Parliamentary Reception at Holyrood. We heard all about the Third Dementia Strategy. About

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Recognition for our older caregivers

Recognition for our older caregivers

We're fortunate to have many fantastic caregivers of all ages who work with us. This feature appeared in the Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday newspaper

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Advice for hot days

Advice for hot days

With the temperatures soaring this month, it is important to recognise that older people’s bodies are often unable to adjust to sudden changes in temp

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Jacqui celebrates 6 years with Home Instead

Jacqui celebrates 6 years with Home Instead

Yes, it's true. We set up 6 years ago today. There have been lots of highs and the occasional low. Buckets of tea and coffee drunk. Countless phone

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What do we mean by relationship based care?

What do we mean by relationship based care?

We can’t explain better than in the words of Mike, one of our CAREGivers. "My client has been admitted to hospital with a urinary infection. I only f

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We all need a helping hand...

We all need a helping hand...

A quick mention for Lorraine, one of our lovely CAREGivers, who accompanied her client to the memory clinic yesterday. Receiving a diagnosis of dement

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Interested in Parkinson's?

Interested in Parkinson's?

Interested in Parkinson's? We're running an awareness workshop for families and professionals as part of Parkinson's Awareness Week this year. Save

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Tai Chi for Parkinson's

Tai Chi for Parkinson's

A new Tai Chi for Parkinson's class is starting at Barclay Viewforth Church (overlooking Bruntsfield Links) on Tuesdays between 11am and 12.30pm. For

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Looking for help?

Looking for help?

The start of the year, after all the excitement of Christmas and New Year, is a time of change for many older people. Or maybe it's just family being

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Older People's Companionship Day

Older People's Companionship Day

Friday 30th September. Castlebrae Business Centre, Peffer Place, Edinburgh, EH16 4BB. 10.30am – 1.30pm, free admission. Home Instead Senior Care is ce

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