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Home Instead Gloucester and the Forest of Dean Home Care Award

Top 20 Home Care Award Win

Top 20 Home Care award for Home Instead Gloucester and the Forest of Dean

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Food safety: avoiding food waste

In the UK, around 9.5 million tonnes of food is wasted per year. We've put together some tips to help you avoid food waste.

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Food safety: avoiding cross-contamination

Avoiding cross-contamination in the kitchen is important for reducing the risk of food poisoning or allergic reactions.

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Food safety: food storage

Good practice when it comes to food storage is very important for keeping everybody safe.

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Food safety: best before and use-by dates

Find out more about what the dates typically found on food packaging mean.

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Food safety: detergents, disinfectants & sanitisers

Food safety is important for keeping everybody safe at home. Good hygiene is key when it comes to food preparation.

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Getting active this spring

Spring is the perfect time to try a new activity! Read our tips and suggestions for getting active this spring.

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Simple pancake recipe for Shrove Tuesday

Here's your recipe for perfect pancakes every time!

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Have that #CareConversation with a loved one today

Our research findings highlight how difficult Brits find having the care conversation with their parents.

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#Parkinson's

Home Instead partners with Parkinson's UK

Home Instead national office is now in partnership with the national charity Parkinson’s UK.

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Staying connected - Older people friendly technology

Home Instead launches a tablet device that helps seniors to stay in touch with friends and family and gives them access to information and entertainment that has been specially designed for older users by a company called Breezie. The tablet device has its own simplified interface and provides an easy route to using email, Google and any other online services, such as puzzles, music and video calls. The system has already been proved to work well in the UK, USA and Australia. We are among the first organizations in the UK to use it. With a little help from the family we could help give your loved one, the best experience on their tablet device We’d would encourage family members to talk to their loved ones, to encourage them to explore the benefits they could get from using their tablet device - not least being in touch with them and others they're close to. Anything family could do to help and reassure them as they familiarise themselves with the tablet has been found t

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#YouCanCare2021

Home Instead in Gloucester and Forest of Dean is calling out to people who have unfortunately lost their jobs due to the pandemic related business closures and slowdown. Home Instead in Gloucester, is offering 50 roles in care in and around Gloucester and the Forest of Dean in the next twelve months

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