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#CheeseLoversDay 2020

#CheeseLoversDay Who thought it would be a good idea to let food get moldy before eating it? Just thinking about it sounds gross, but it’s somehow spawned some of the most celebrated and delicious food items in the world. However, that doesn’t excuse them from their gross beginnings. Luckily, there are plenty of tasty cheeses that don’t need to grow mold before they’re considered good. Whether it’s the versatile cheddar cheese or stringy mozzarella, cheese is one of the world’s most delectable delicacies that goes well with many dishes. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise to you that Cheese Lovers Day is actually a thing! Cheese Lovers Day is a celebration of the many different types of cheese in the world, but it’s not exclusive to cheese connoisseurs with exotic tastes. Instead, it’s a day to celebrate your favorite cheeses while also learning about new ones. There are plenty of opportunities to taste new cheese, learn how to make your own or even discover new recipes that make ample use of cheese. Anyone’s welcome to join in on Cheese Lovers Day no matter what type of cheese you enjoy or how you like to eat it. How to celebrate Cheese Lovers Day Celebrating Cheese Lovers Day is easy; just eat cheese! Whether it’s making a fancy cheese-based dish or just slipping in some expensive cheese into your sandwich, everyone celebrates Cheese Lovers Day in their own way. As long as it involves cheese, you’re in! If you want to get more elaborate with your celebrations, how about inviting some friends and family members over for cheese fondue? At home instead, R&T those that love cheese are very excited

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New skills is always a bonus!!

Our lovely Arthur playing chess with our CAREGiver Andrew. Never too late to learn new skills!!??

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world braile day!!

World brail day!! We celebrate World Braille Day every year on January 4th because it’s Louis Braille’s birthday. He’s the inventor of braille! Louis was born in 1809 in France and became blind after a childhood accident. World Braille Day is a reminder of the importance of accessibility and independence for people who are blind or visually impaired. Today’s reality is that many establishments such as restaurants, banks, and hospitals don’t offer braille versions of their print materials like menus, statements, and bills. Because of this, people with blindness or visual impairments often don’t have the freedom to choose a meal on their own or keep their finances private. This day spreads awareness about braille and other accessible forms of communication. Everyone deserves (and is legally entitled to) the same accommodations and services, regardless of ability. Let’s remember that and do our part to make our workplaces more accessible for everyone. Home instead is proud to celebrate world brail day! Here is a great website if you would like to learn more about braille!

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client tea party

Client tea party

its party time!! On Thursday the 19th of December we had our client Christmas tea party we had a lot of fun with the Christmas quiz and dancing along to the Christmas music. Thank you to all that came out and all the CAREGivers that helped out.??

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Goodbye 2019 hello 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!! Weather 2019 has been great for you or has been a hard one we’ve all had ups and downs. For seniors and their caregivers, the New Year brings us upon a time to reflect over the past year — to make goals and resolutions to work towards in the future. So, here are some tips and suggestions for ‘resolutions’ that can help caregivers in the New Year. Take Care of Your Own Health. Make sure you’re eating enough nutritious food and sleeping enough every night. Stress and poor diet will take a toll on your physical and mental health. • take mini-breaks throughout the day – it’s an effective way to reduce stress when you’re short on time • Do a short meditation, breathing exercise, or calming exercise • Improve circulation and reduce stress with stretching or a mini-workout

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Christmas Jumper Day

For most people Friday the 13th is an unlucky day but today its world Christmas jumper day. The greatest day of the whole entire year when we get to wear a silly jumper and is an annual charity event it is held on December 13th, with 100% of proceeds going to the charity ‘Save the Children’. Individuals and Organisations, businesses and schools, find their most festive jumpers and wear the jumpers to work for the day instead of normal clothes or uniforms, to raise funds through sponsorship. A cheerful and festive way or raising funds and awareness for Save the Children in time for Christmas. HISC is proud to support and promote for the annual Christmas jumper day and we are wearing ours proudly!

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International animal rights day

The annual International Animal Rights Day (IARD) – 10th December – aims to remember the animal victims/heroes and workers Animal rights advocates around the world aim to persuade people that kindness and respect are owed to all sentient beings All animals are included in animal rights this does include spiders…I am sorry I said it but spiders are still included… we take a look at the working animals these could be police force dogs...the animals they used in the war, dogs they help our blind people and animals that help people with anxiety. We at Home Instead would like to take a moment to thank all working animals and everyone who treats animals with love and we here are proud to support international rights day

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Human rights day

Human Rights Day 2019

Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December every year. All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights’ – these are the famous words enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the most well-known global expression of human rights, which was adopted by the United Nations in 1948 and declared inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being -- regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Human Rights Day is celebrated each year on 10 December, the date on which the Declaration was adopted. All over the world, this occasion is used to promote respect for human rights and human dignity as the foundation of freedom, justice, and peace in the world. Human Rights Day is a day to acknowledge the strides made in ensuring people’s rights are respected and protected.

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International day of disabled persons 2019

Today is December 3rd... that means one thing its international day od people with disabilities. A person is not inherently ‘disabled’…disability is NOT a feature of a person. We say that people have health impairments: some of us need wheelchairs to get around and some of us need seeing-eye dogs or some of us need assistive technology – just like some of us need glasses to read or medication to manage pain or an inhaler to manage asthma. All people have different health impairments at some time in their lives. The difference is that most of the time your health impairment doesn’t stop you from functioning, being included or participating in your community. IDPWD exists to make sure that environmental and social barriers are identified, and to help everyone to work together to overcome them. event day packs are designed to help workplaces, organizations, and agencies to celebrate the International Day of People with Disabilities on the 3rd December. This years theme is "The Future is Accessible"

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self care week

Self-care week 2019

Self-care week 2019 Get involved in self-care week to help promote the importance of self-care around the world! Self-care week is an annual national awareness week that focuses on promoting and providing support for self-care across communities and families. the self-care week starts on the 18th November 2019 until 24th November 2019 and the campaign wants to promote organizations that can help and support people when taking on their own health and wellbeing and also the understanding of there own health and wellbeing Home Instead Reigate and Tandridge are extremely proud to support our clients and employees with their own health and wellbeing and very proud to support self-care week as a whole!

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World diabetes day 2019

Thursday, 14 November World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on 14 November each year. Each World Diabetes Day focuses on a theme related to diabetes type-2 diabetes is largely preventable and treatable non-communicable disease that is rapidly increasing in numbers worldwide. Type 1 Diabetes is not preventable but can be managed with insulin injections. What Do People Do? The World Diabetes Day campaign is led by the International Diabetes Federation and its member associations around the world, including the American Diabetes Association, Diabetes UK, Diabetes Australia, the Canadian Diabetes Association, Diabetes South Africa, Diabetes New Zealand and the Diabetic Association of India. These organizations arrange events at international, national and local levels. Events include: *Conferences, workshops and seminars for health and public policy professionals. *The distribution of information to encourage at risk individuals to be screened for diabetes. ? The World Diabetes Day bike races to increase awareness of diabetes. On World Diabetes Day 2019 the theme is superheroes. Across the land, thousands of children and adults will be pulling on their superhero pants, grabbing their cape and reaching for their mask in support of life-changing medical research.

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Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Day (sometimes known informally as Poppy Day) is a memorial day that marks the end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Hostilities formally ended "at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. ("At the 11th hour refers to the passing of the 11th hour, or 11:00 am.) Wreath-laying ceremonies, usually organized by local branches of the Royal British Legion, are observed on Remembrance Day at most war memorials across the UK at 11 am on 11 November, with two minutes of silence observed Many employers and businesses invite their staff and customers to observe the two minutes' silence at 11:00 am to remember the people who have died in wars. We are proud to wear the poppy at home instead and remember all the solders that fell. Lest we forget

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