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Are You A Family Caregiver?

Five Tips For How To Cope Mentally And Physically You’ve probably heard the instructions given to people on board a plane as they are preparing for takeoff, “If the oxygen masks were to deploy, place the mask on yourself first, before assisting others.” This makes sense because if you were unable to think clearly because of lack of oxygen, you certainly would not be able to effectively help someone else with their mask, especially if that person was a small child or elderly person who depended on you to function.

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Boots Health Hub

Home Instead is delighted to become the first home care company to be made available to Boots UK’s customers via the Boots Health Hub.

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Mobility Decline In Older Adults With Dementia

What You Must Know For older adults, a decline in mobility, meaning a decrease in the ability to independently move about, such as no longer being able to climb stairs, get up from a chair unassisted or to easily walk without fear of falling, is one of the most important predictors of both a decrease in health status as well as the overall quality of life. Loss of mobility not only affects physical health, but greatly impacts a person’s emotional and social well-being.

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Download, activity booklet, summer activities

Download Summer Activity Booklet

A collection of fun activities to help keep you and your family busy this summer

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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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