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Becoming a carer for the elderly

Are you interested in becoming a carer? Perhaps you're a mum with older children who are starting school or are in secondary school and beyond, and you're looking for a flexible career that works around the needs of your family?

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winter advice for the elderly

Winter advice for the elderly

While it's true that hospitals save lives, no one wants to spend more time than necessary in there.

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home health care for cancer patients

Home Care for cancer patients

Is one of your elderly family members affected by cancer? Are you looking into options to provide care at home for your loved one? One of the services we provide here at Home Instead is health care for cancer patients.

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elderly loneliness at Christmas

Elderly loneliness at Christmas, how can we help?

Christmas can be a time when the elderly find it harder to cope. Some older adults might need physical and emotional support all year round, but Christmas can feel like a tougher time for most people.

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PTSD and dementia

Is there a link between PTSD and dementia?

Is there a link between PTSD and dementia? Can Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) increase the risk of developing dementia later in life?

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carer jobs in hammersmith Chiswick 5-star employer workbuzz

The Best Employer for carer jobs in Hammersmith

We are delighted to announce that our Home Instead branch recently won the Best Employer for carer jobs in Hammersmith and Chiswick. The award comes as the result of a CAREGiver survey recently conducted by our partners WorkBuzz

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Iwona Gregson-Brown, Recruitment Admin Home Instead Chiwsick

My caregiver role, Interviewing Iwona Gregson-Brown

Due to the popularity of the series of interviews with our staff members, this month we put our very own Recruitment administrator, Iwona Gregson-Brown into the spotlight. Enjoy the next instalment of our 'My CAREGiver role' series.

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end of life care specialist, Domizia Conti Home Instead Chiswick

Interview with our end of life care specialist

This month we are sharing an interview with Domizia Conti, our schedule coordinator and end of life care specialist.

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home caregiver

Cooking with your home caregiver on Stir Up Sunday

Have you ever considered what kind of activities your elderly family members could engage with if they had a home CAREGiver supporting them on a regular, day-to-day basis? Cooking with our clients (if and where possible) is one of the favourite pastimes for most of our CAREGivers. At the end of each year, when the festive season approaches, we always encourage our CAREGivers to honour the tradition of Stir-Up Sunday with any clients who enjoy cooking.

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Christmas then and now

Christmas then and now

Have you ever wondered what Christmas used to look like for your parents and grandparents? You may have your own fond memories of receiving presents under the Christmas tree when you were growing up. But so do your elderly parents, even if they now suffer from dementia. And this is why we believe it's important that our CAREGivers spend time with our clients talking about their past. In this post, we explain how reminiscence therapy for dementia patients works. And we hope this will encourage you to try and communicate with the elderly members of your family during this holiday season.

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support in the early stages of dementia

Care and support for early diagnosis of Dementia

In this article, we talk about how having support in the early stages of dementia can be beneficial for you and your family.

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Benefits elderly UK

Benefits for the elderly in the UK

Are you an elderly person living in the UK? Or perhaps you are doing some research for a family member? Are you aware of the many discounts, schemes, and benefits for the elderly that are available in the UK?

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